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Jozef Van Assche at DGG Germany February 2010


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Speech delivered by Jozef Van Assche, Executive Director International Society for Horticultural Science in Stuttgart - Hohenheim, Germany on the occasion of the Annual Conference of the Deutsche Gartenbauwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft 2010, February 24-27, 2010

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Jozef Van Assche at DGG Germany February 2010

  1. 1. Engaging in Opportunities for Horticulture and Horticultural Research and Knowledge - Strengthening the Interaction DGG and ISHS Ing. Jozef Van Assche, ISHS Executive Director in collaboration with Dr. Norman E. Looney , ISHS President and Prof. Ian J. Warrington , ISHS Vice President February 2010 Hohenheim, Germany
  2. 17. The Growing Importance of Horticulture
  3. 24. Telefood UTF GCP & GDCP Support to Field Projects TCP
  4. 25. African Horticulture on FAO’s Agenda IARCS . Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) FAO Programme of Work and Budget Regional Conference for Africa Committee on Agriculture Committee on Food Security FAO Council and Conference Support to national policies/programmes National Governments Intergovernmental Fora NGOs
  5. 30. The Challenges for and Response of the Scientific Community
  6. 37. Individual Members 2.382 4.568 7.346
  7. 42. Sections <ul><li>Medicinal and Aromatic Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Nuts and Mediterranean Climate Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Ornamental Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Pome and Stone Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Citrus </li></ul><ul><li>Root and Tuber Crops </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical and Subtropical Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Vine and Berry Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Banana and Plantain </li></ul>
  8. 43. Commissions
  9. 44. The ISHS Scientific Structure <ul><li>120 Working Groups </li></ul><ul><li>10 crop-related Sections </li></ul><ul><li>14 discipline-related Commissions </li></ul><ul><li>30-50 International Symposia per year </li></ul>
  10. 45. <ul><li>All symposia published in </li></ul><ul><li>Acta Horticulturae ® </li></ul><ul><li>All Acta (>850) posted at </li></ul><ul><li>>45.500 full text articles </li></ul><ul><li>More than 200 Library Subscriptions worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>>28.500 page views per day! </li></ul>Publications
  11. 46. PubHort crossroads of horticultural publications <ul><li>Acta Horticulturae </li></ul><ul><li>The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Proceedings of the IPPS (Plant Propagators Society) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of the APS (Pomological Society) </li></ul><ul><li>Proceedings of the ISMS (Mushroom Society) </li></ul><ul><li>Proceedings of the ASP (Plasticulture Society) </li></ul><ul><li>Fruits (CIRAD-EDP) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal on Potato Research (EAPR) </li></ul><ul><li>and soon... Southern African Fruit Journal? </li></ul>
  12. 47. See you again