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International Quinoa Research Symposium 2013

August 12-14
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture in partnership with Washington State University are pleased to announce the upcoming International Quinoa Research Symposium. Researchers from around the world will be hosted by Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. The symposium will include hands on demonstrations at area field trials, current research, and will coincide with the United Nations, International Year of the Quinoa (IYQ). The objective of the IYQ Plan is to focus world attention on the role that quinoa’s biodiversity and nutritional value plays, in providing food security and nutrition, the eradication of poverty in support of the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals.

FEATURING: Dr. Sven-Erik Jacobsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Dr. Enrique Martinez, Center of Advanced Studies in Arid Zones, Chile
  • Dr. Hassan Munir, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Dr. Moses Maliro, Bunda College of Agriculture, Malawi
  • Dr. Juan Antonio Gonzalez, Miguel Lillo Foundation, Argentina
  • Dr. Luz Rayda Gomez Pando, National Agricultural University of La Molina, Peru
  • Matthew Dillon, Clif Bar Family Foundation-Seed Matters
  • Dr. Kevin Murphy, Washington State University
  • Frank Morton, Wild Garden Seeds, Philomath, Oregon
  • Dr. Rick Jellen, Brigham Young University
  • Dr. Jeff Maughan, Brigham Young University

For more information, contact Dr. Kevin Murphy at



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