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About UNU at CFTRI, Mysore, India.

The United Nations University (UNU), with headquarters at Tokyo, is funded by many member nations of the UNO. The University started functioning from 1974 and is engaged in three major programmes: World Hunger Programme, Human and Social Development, and Natural Resources. It has a number of Associated Institutions worldwide and CFTRI is one amongst them. The programmes of UNU are specially designed to meet the food technology needs of developing countries through training of personnel at junior and management levels with focus on Food and Nutrition Security. The personnel so far trained exceeds about 120 from nearly 23 different countries in the area of Traditional Foods, Fermented Foods, Nutritious Foods, Health Foods, Oilseed Utilization, Appropriate Technologies for Rural areas and Value Addition to Agri Products including Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, and Pulses.

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