ReFoSTS is here again!

Posted by Obinna Anyanwu

On June 5, 2024
NIFST REFoST 2024

Regional Food Science and Technology Summit (ReFoSTS)/ NIFST DAY Celebration is a unique 2- day gathering of Food professionals across all chapters of NIFST in all the geopolitical zones every June. During this meeting, stakeholders are drawn from government and policy-making institutions, industries, trade and private sector operators, NGOs, agro and allied industries, academia, research organizations and students within Nigeria. The event creates a forum for stakeholders of Food Science and Technology to discuss, interact and exchange ideas on Food value chains and creates opportunities for wealth creation and Food security.
Some of the themes available to us from different chapters of NIFST so far are as follows:
1. Western Chapter = INNOVATION IN FOOD TECHNOLOGY: Enhancing Safety, Nutrition and Economic Opportunity (ongoing)
2. South East Chapter = FOOD SCIENTIFIC INNOVATIONS FOR NUTRITION SECURITY
3. Lagos Chapter = ATTAINING SUFFICIENT, SAFE AND HEALTHY FOODS FOR NIGERIANS THROUGH FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
4. FCT Chapter = The Role of Food Science and Technology Professionals in the Sustainability and Security of Foods with High Nutritional Benefits to Man
5. East Central Chapter = Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in Nigeria: ” challenges and prospects”
6. Middle belt Chapter = ADAPTATION OF MODERN AND EFFICIENT POST HARVEST MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE FOOD SECURITY AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
7. North West 1 = Integrating Underutilized Food Resources for Diversified Solutions to Food and Nutrition Security
Kindly see the posters below for detailed information.