An international seminar on fermented foods, public health and social well-being was organised in Anand, Gujarat State, India during the 13th and the 14th of Nov 2003 with the financial support from SASNET - Lund University.
The Programme was jointly organized by Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET), Lund University SWEDEN and SMC College of Dairy Science, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat State, INDIA.
In all 164 delegates participated in the Programme, representing different parts of India and also Sweden, Denmark, Nepal, SriLanka, Bangladesh, USA and Australia.
In the final Joint Session, the participants resolved unanimously to establish a Network on Fermented foods asking the organizing committee of the seminar to be the interim coordinating committee for development of proposals and for entrusting Dr. JB Prajapati as the co-ordinator of this network during this period. The aim of the network is to promote collaboration between scientists, students and industrialists of Sweden and south Asian countries.