During the organizational meeting, held on the 11th of May 2005 in Vienna, approximately 60 participants, of more than 30 Institutions in 25 countries, decided to establish the Tephritid Workers of Europe, Africa and the Middle East (TEAM) as an independent, professional and scientific organization. Since that meeting the list of TEAM members has been growing constantly and contains currently more than one hundred people.
TEAM consists as an independent, professional and scientific organization that intends to
· provide a platform of interaction that will promote collaboration and communication among scientists of Europe, Africa and the Middle East,
· pursue and stimulate the generation of basic and applied research to solve agricultural and trade problems related to fruit flies in these regions,
· serve as a consulting forum to State Agencies on topics related to the noxious effect of fruit flies,
· act as a link between other world organizations dealing with fruit flies in order to generate joint activities,
· serve to bring the general public closer to the scientific and technical community working with fruit flies.
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The Steering Committee
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TEAM STEERING COMMITTEE (2023 - 2024)
Aruna Manrakhan, chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) South Africa, Marc De Meyer (email@example.com) Belgium, Zinette Moussa (firstname.lastname@example.org) Lebanon, Helene
Delatte (email@example.com) France, Yoav Gazit (firstname.lastname@example.org) Isreal, Maulid Mwatawala (email@example.com) Tanzania, Antonis Augustinos (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Greece, Vicente Navarro Llopis (email@example.com)
Spain, Francesca Scolari (firstname.lastname@example.org) Italy, Antonio Sinzogan (email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org) Benin
Next TEAM event:
5TH TEAM Meeting 2024
BELLE MARE - MAURITIUS
A first circular with additional information is planned for early 2023. Stay tuned!
Any queries can be addressed to
Mr Preeaduth Sookar,
Mrs Nausheen Patel (local organizing committee) or
Ms Aruna Manrakhan (chair TEAM Steering Committee).
TEAM last event:
The 4thTEAM meeting web site: