FORWARD at the first edition of the Cosmetopeia 2022

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From March 28th to 30th, the first congress of the Cosmetopeia was held.

Indeed, the French Agricultural Research Center for International development and our Forward partners Guyane Développement Innovation and Collectivité Territoriale de Guyane organized the congress entitled:

“Trees and other plants of the Cosmetopeia: perspectives of innovation and valorization of the sectors in Overseas France” in French Guiana, a hybrid event (physically and online).

In the scope of WP5, on March 29th, a dedicated session to the FORWARD project, took place, with presentations made by the FORWARD team about the project, and perspectives of collaboration between outermost regions.

The participants were from overseas territories and departments such as Reunion Island, Polynesia, New Caledonia, Mayotte, Madagascar, Martinique, Guadeloupe, France and from other geographical areas.

80 to 150 people assisted physically to this session.