All Africa Conference, October 2006.

  • Over one hundred participants from almost twenty countries attended the First All Africa Scientific Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms, held at the MakerereUniversity in Kampala, Uganda, from 25 to 29 October 2006. A report by Magda Verfaillie was published in Mushroom Business nr. 20. Here, you can find the pictures.

    1. Attentive audience at the conference.
    2. The All Africa congress was held in the Senator Building of Makerere University in Kampala.
    3. Congress bag made of Ugandan bark cloth, design by Mycelia/SacO2.
    4. Comments and questions after the first series of presentations.
    5. The opening speech by Professor Chang.
    6. Exchanging ideas during a coffee break at the conference.
    7. A stand with local mushroom based food and care products.
    8. Mushroom growers look at photos during the post conference workshop.
    9. Bram van Nieuwenhuijzen preparing for his workshop.
    10. Dr. Omon Isikhuemhen (r), struggling with a poster.
    11. At a local grower.
    12. Hanging oyster mushroom substrate.
    13. Group picture: participants of the mushroom foray.
    14. Professor Chang and Ipulaat Perpetua show their find at the mushroom foray.
    15. Identification of mushrooms in the tropical rain forest.
    16. In the Mabira Forest with a Uganda TV crew.
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