Conference Announcements

ISM 2019

2nd International Symposium on Moringa (ISM) 2019

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 – Wed, 13 Nov 2019

South Africa is privileged to host the second International Symposium on Moringa (ISM) in November 2019. The symposium will be hosted by the South African Moringa Development Association (MDASA) and the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) in collaboration with various universities under the aegis of the International Society for Horticultural Sciences (ISHS) at the CSIR convention center in Pretoria on the 10th to 13th of November 2019. The symposium is expected to bring together experts on moringa from all over the world, making this an ideal opportunity to expand our knowledge and create network opportunities.

The theme of the conference is “The Power of Moringa in Solving Global Challenges”. Under this overarching theme various sub-themes will include. The power of moringa in:

  • Nutrition
    Environmental issues e.g. climate change, erosion control and the carbon footprint
    Food security
    Fuel and energy
    Animal feed
    Product development, enterprise development and job creation.

We look forward to welcoming you to the ISM2019 in November 2019.

Key Dates

Registration open - 1 November 2018

Abstract submisions open: 1 November 2018

Deadline for abstract submisions: 30 April 2019

Deadline for Early bird registration: 30 June 2019

Open submission of manuscripts for Acta Horticulturae: 1 August 2019

Registration close: 31 August 2019

Deadline for manuscripts submission for Acta Horticulture: 15 Nov 2019

Deadline for final versions of manuscript after review: 15 May 2020


Moringa Development Association of Southern Africa
Conference Website:
The CSIR International Convention Centre

Meiring Naude Rd, Brummeria, 0001
Pretoria, Pretoria
South Africa