THE AFRICAN NETWORK FOR CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF PESTICIDES AND OTHER POLUTANTS
(ANCAP)

The Twelfth ANCAP Symposium


University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2nd - 4th December 2019


INTRODUCTION


The African Network for Chemical Analysis of Pesticides and other Pollutants (ANCAP) is a continental network of scientists devoted to the study, promotion and development of the science of all aspects of chemical analysis of pesticides and other pollutants including residues, degradation rates, environment and health effects to living organisms including man and general environmental consequences of pesticide use and chemical pollution on the African continent.

Established in July 2002 in Kampala, Uganda with an initial membership of four countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda), the network has expanded over its 17-year history to include Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan and Zimbabwe.

Through the generous support of International Science Program (ISP) ANCAP has, to date, hosted 4 international conferences, 11 scientific symposia, 12 summer schools and 3 regional workshops. Over two hundred students (promising undergraduate but mostly postgraduate) have been supported through summer schools to learn new skills in chemical analysis of, especially, pesticides and related pollutants, statistical analysis of laboratory data and exchange of students.

 

UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM


UDSM
                    Library

The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) is situated 13 km on the western side of the city on an observation hill 10 km from the  Julius Nyerere International Airport. UDSM, a renown and highly ranked University in Africa, stands as the most prestigious university in Tanzania offering a wide range of academic disciplines at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels

Nkrumah Hall

 

Symposium Theme:


Chemical Pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Status, Analysis and Monitoring Strategies for Familiar and Emerging Contaminants”


Sub-Themes:

1.      Pesticide Residues and other contaminants in Environmental Media and Agricultural Produce

2.      Organo-phosphorus compounds: state of the art in their analysis

3.      Endocrine disrupting substances  and other emerging chemical pollutants in the African environment

4.      Electronic waste – current status in Sub-Saharan Africa

5.      New developments in environmental analysis of chemical contaminants


LANGUAGE 

 

The official language of the Symposium and the summer school will be English

 

ABSTRACTS



Please send abstract(s) stating clearly whether they are for oral or poster presentations, before 15th November, 2019 to: cmngina@yahoo.com

 

REGISTRATION

 

The registration fees for the symposium will be paid cash in any major currency and also Tanzanian Shilling equivalent to 120 USD for international

scientists, 70 USD for Locals and 40 USD for all students. Registration will cover lunches, tea breaks and conference materials.


ACCOMMODATION AND RESERVATION


Dar es Salaam city has a variety of hotels with a wide of prices ranging
from 35 to 150 US$. Details of hotels, rates and reservation information will be available via this website.


TRAVEL AND VISA INFORMATION

 

Dar es Salaam can be accessed through the  Julius Kambarage Nyerere International (Airport code JNIA). Please arrange with the hotel or your travel agent for airport transfers.

Visas have to be applied at the nearest Tanzanian Embassy or High Commission. Some Commonwealth and Scandinavian countries are exempted from visa applications.
Otherwise a visa can be obtained at entry points. For more detailed information about visa requirements please visit the Tanzania Immigration website: http://
www.immigration.go.tz

 

SOCIAL PROGRAMME


Mlango Dar es Salaam is the center of business in Tanzania. However, there are a lot of attractions in the city and neighborhoods.  These include ancient buildings, historical cites, tropical beaches and islands. It is also less than two hours to the famous old cities of Bagamoyo and Zanzibar. Visits to some of these attractions will be organized. Dar es Salaam beach


ORGANIZERS

Local Organizing Committee

Chairman -           Dr. Aviti Mmochi
Vice Chairman  - 
Dr. Fikira Kimbokota
 
Secretary -           Dr. Regina Peter

Treasurer               Dr. John M. Mahugija
Program Officer -  Dr. Clarence A. Mgina


Regional AdvisoryCommittee

 

Dr. John Mahugija - Tanzania

Dr. Vincent Madadi- Kenya

Prof. Mark Zaranyika – Zimbabwe

Prof. Rufus Sha’Ato- Nigeria

 Prof. Negusie Megersa - Ethiopia

Prof. Nabil Bashir – Sudan.

Dr. Fikira Kimbokota - Tanzania