10th Annual International Mango Symposium in the Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic will host the 10th International Mango Symposium from June 6 to 9, 2013, in Bávaro, Punta Cana (east). The overarching them is “Mango: Opportunities and Challenges in the 21st Century.”

Representatives from 30 countries have already confirmed attendance. The event is expected to draw international attention to Dominican Republic’s mango production, with exports to US$7.5 million, with Europe as the main destination.

This event will gather local, regional, continental, and global participants, all identified with the subject of mango production, so they can share knowledge, technology, trade, etc. There will be lectures, poster presentations, exhibitions, and a field day.

Agriculture minister Luis Ramón Rodríguez announced the activity in a press conference at his offices Friday, adding that this year’s annual Expo Mango is slated for Bani, Peravia Province, staring June 6.

For full article, see http://www.dominicantoday.com/dr/economy/2013/5/24/47744/Punta-Cana-hosts-10th-annual-International-Mango-Symposium-June-6-9 and http://www.cedaf.org.do/eventos/xmango2013/en/index_en.html

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