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The Second IMO Global mango Conference : Malaga, Spain (2003)

09/11/2003 12:00:00 AM
Bob Mcclure









(Sept. 11) When the International Mango Organization formed in 2000 and conducted its first trade conference in the Coachella Valley of Southern California, 65 people attended.



This year, when the group meets for its second Global Mango Conference Oct. 17-18 at Velez-Malaga, Spain, a group twice that size is expected — about 10-15 from the U.S.







The event precedes the fifth annual Global Avocado Symposium in Malaga, which has helped registration for the mango conference.




“We’re dove-tailing into it (the avocado symposium), and we’re getting a good response,” said Will Cavan, executive director of the mango organization.



 “We’re sort of growing in momentum, reaching out to everyone worldwide from a production standpoint.”




Among the guests at the conference will be Israeli researcher Shmuel Gazit of Hebrew University; Victor Galan, president of the Spanish Society of Horticolas Sciences; and mango expert Richard Campbell of the Fairchild Tropical Gardens study…

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