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Nelson Institute

August 2021

Nelson Institute talk : Eliot Masters “Novel Foods from Ancient Crops”

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Elma Turner Library, 27 Halifax Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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Eliot Masters spent several decades specialising in cultivated and natural tropical plant products derived from traditional agroforestry systems. He has been involved in researching and recording traditional plant use and landscape management practices in Africa, particularly in northern Uganda. In 1988 Eliot founded COVOL Uganda, a non-governmental organisation focused on landrace crops and tree products of northern Uganda. Eliot subsequently developed Africa regional initiatives on the shea butter tree for the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (2004-2007), and convened a…

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