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OFFICIAL IMO WEBSITE UP & RUNNING (BUSY 2015 FOR IMO GMC SERIES)














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The International Mango Organization (IMO) is proud to announce the launching of the Official website and the resumption of the Global Mango Conference Series with a very active 2015.





OFFICIAL IMO WEBSITE:





www.internationalmango.org






IMO Global Mango Conference Series:


MEXICO:


** The launch of the 2015 GMC series will take place in a private Mango Orchard north of Cabo San Lucas (January 12-15, 2015)




** In early March 2015 the IMO will hold the IMO Global Mango conference in Guatemala prior to Agritrade...stay tuned for details.



http://www.internationalmango.org/#!events/c19qp





BRAZIL:


** April 2015 will host the IMO Global Mango Conference in Petrolina, Brazil.



http://www.internationalmango.org/#!events/c19qp







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Alphonso (mango)
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