International Symposium on (10th International Symposium on Temperate Fruits in the Tropics and Subtropics)
1- Exchange of research output from countries where temperate fruits are cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions of the world
2- Develop knowledge base and research plan for conservation of genetic resources, manage natural resources, ameliorate climate extremes, enhance yield and fruit quality of fruit trees cultivated in the mountains in Oman
3- Develop a strong and lasting relationship with the International Society of Horticultural Sciences, in light of the Oman’s country membership as per Royal Decree 92/2010
4- Implement the international and national research collaboration as mandated in the joint SQU-MAF higher committee (and with involvement of TRC as in the approved recommendations of the 1st National Conference on Agriculture & Fisheries (2014), and the Joint Oman-South Africa Technical Collaboration, and other relevant bilateral agreements.