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The 10th Africa Farm Management Congress Announcement and Call for Papers
November 20, 2016 - November 25, 2016
The African Farm Management Association (AFMA) invites interested farm management and agribusiness professionals and practitioners to submit papers for the forthcoming Congress planned for the 20-25th November 2016, Le Meridien Hotel, Pointe aux Piments, Mauritius. The tenth AFMA Congress follows a successful ninth Congress held in Cape Town, South Africa, from the 16-20th November 2014.
Sustainable Agricultural Development: Innovation systems approach for agricultural transformation in Africa
- Sustainable Agriculture and organic farming.
- Food Safety, Food Security and Nutrition.
- Agribusiness and Farm Management.
- ICT in Agriculture and Agricultural Innovation Systems.
- Biotechnology and Technology Development.
- Climate change and Climate Smart Agriculture.
- Market Development for increased production and Agricultural trade policies.
The Forum will provide an avenue for farm and agribusiness specialists and other stakeholders in the public and private sectors for exchanging knowledge and experiences in an effort to reposition African agriculture in the global environment.
Presenters of both peer reviewed and applied papers will be allocated about 15 minutes to make their presentations and 5 minutes for questions. All presentations will be made using PowerPoint. An area will be provided for display of posters and the poster size should be A1.
Early bird registration will close by 31 August 2016 and late registration fee by the 17th October 2016.
Get the details
The details about this congress are available on the Congress website at http://www.allevents.co.za/afma-10/main.html
About the organizer
The objectives of AFMA are to:
- Advance the knowledge and understanding of farm business management and to exchange ideas and information about farm management theory and practice throughout the continent of Africa and the world.
- Improve co-operation among stakeholders in Farm management with an interest in African issues at the regional and international levels.
- Promote capacity building, research, policy dialogue and interest of Farm Manage- ment in Africa.
- Contribute to the wider objective of agricultural productivity in an effort to reduce poverty, enhance food security and sustainable use of farm resources in Africa.