Pharma-foods 2020

The Pharma-foods congress is an annual gathering of leading and emerging scientists, researchers, policy makers, international experts, scholars, government parastatals, industrialists and other stakeholders in the cutting-edge research, application, innovation and business of functional foods and phytomedicine  in Nigeria and beyond; the ample environment for productive interactions and effective collaborations in translational research for total health and wholeness. The major aim of the congress is to promote translational research to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This year’s congress will hold at serene and secure grounds of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. The congress will gather several notable speakers, exhibitions, technical sessions, pre-conference capacity development programme, and a robust and Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The congress will cover amongst others salient issues in food, medical pharmaceutical, industrial and agricultural in natural product development and other emerging areas in the field of functional foods and phytomedicine.

Conference Theme

“Functional Foods and Phytomedicine: Eat Right, Stay Healthy and Live long”

Conference Sub-themes:

  • Translational research in functional foods in achieving Sustainable Development Goals
  • Functional foods development from tropical bioresources
  • Consumer and safety issues in Functional Foods and Phytomedicine
  • Influence of bioactive compounds on drug efficacy
  • Ethical and legal issues in Functional Foods and Phytomedicine products
  • Impact of food processing on nutritional quality
  • Environmental factors, food production and quality
  • Phytomedicine: economy and political issues

Inauguration of the National Executive for National Progress and Development Initiatives

The National Executive will be inaugurated in efforts toward proactive progress and development in functional foods and phytomedicine for national advancement, the conference will entertain robust reports from the national working groups and position papers on the following areas:

  • Translational research in functional foods in achieving Sustainable Development Goals
  • Functional foods development from tropical bioresources
  • Consumer and safety issues in Functional Foods and Phytomedicine
  • Influence of bioactive compounds on drug efficacy
  • Ethical and legal issues in Functional Foods and Phytomedicine products
  • Impact of food processing on nutritional quality
  • Environmental factors, food production and quality
  • Phytomedicine: economy and political issues