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Abstract Submissions

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Original Research and Commercial Appeal Abstract Submissions
 

Abstracts of original research, for presentation as orals or posters, or covering topics of commercial appeal are invited to be presented at the above Conference.  Submitted abstracts must be original, topical, and current.

 

Participants wishing to contribute to the scientific programme of the Conference are kindly requested to submit their abstracts before 31 January 2024

 

All abstracts must be submitted online by clicking on the Abstract button below.

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Themes
 

During the online submission process, you will need to select a general sub-theme that your submission relates to. The sub-themes for submission are:

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Reimagining the Agriculture sector in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) Era to enhance research development in Africa: Focus on Technological Solutions and land use planning

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Transformation of the agricultural value chain, African Nutritious Food Systems, and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

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Development of indigenous and improved seeds and livestock for sustainable agricultural development

10

Women in agriculture and young agro-entrepreneur

2

SWOT analysis of the agriculture sectors’ resources (institutions, researchers, farmers, lands, water, industry, finance, markets, policies) and development of guidelines.

5

Impact of climate change/variability on agriculture production and development of mitigation and adaptation measures

8

Production of nutritious food for better health based on consumer demographics and dietary needs

11

Ways to secure the 5 freedoms for Livestock and Farmers

3

Development of successful farming business models that focus on marketing of agricultural inputs and produce by encouraging export of high value produce/products.

6

Updating soil information database for environmentally friendly, specific land suitability, as well as fertilizer recommendation for soils.

9

Agroforestry and Fisheries subsector and their contributions in transforming Africa’s economy

12

Farmer based programs in line with ag extension and advisory services

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Abstract Guidelines

 

Original research papers are defined as those that cover specific, new, and original research(es) that have not been previously accepted for publication in a journal, presented in another conference or be under review at another conference.

 

Commercial appeal for abstract submissions focusing on new applications of scientific research papers with an appeal to farmers, key players or stakeholders of agro-allied firms, consumers or even agribusiness experts who are either in the academia or research domains or in food supply chains 

 

The abstract should contain the following sections:
 

Introduction

Methodology

The most important finding of the study and a brief discussion

Conclusions and policy implications

 

The Abstracts should not exceed 500 words excluding the abstract title and keywords.

The introduction should give a brief background of the research topic, followed by a brief description of the methodology used in the study should be given. The results and discussion section should give a summary of the most significant findings highlighting any trends or points of interest. This is followed by a short discussion on the significance and implications of the research (a take-home message).  


At least one author of the paper must register in full to attend the conference and present the paper/poster if the submission is accepted. 

Acceptance / Rejection Notification

 

The scientific programme committee will review all submitted abstracts and reserves the right to accept or reject any abstract. Selected abstracts will be presented as oral or poster presentations. Authors of abstracts accepted will receive notification and information regarding their presentation by 15 February 2024

 

All authors will be informed in writing of the details concerning the exact time and date of their presentation. Poster presenters will be notified of the poster size and guideline in writing as well.

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IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Submission Deadline

Abstract Acceptance / Rejection Notification

Presenting Author Registration

Conference Dates

31 January 2023

15 February 2023

01 March 2023

27 - 29 March, 2023

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