AFMA-9

16 - 20 November 2014 | CAPE SUN HOTEL | CAPE TOWN | SOUTH AFRICA


CALL FOR PAPERS - CLOSED

Congress Sub-Themes

The Local Organizing Committee is soliciting for papers on the following sub themes:

  1. Access to finance, markets and trade
  2. Research development and technology transfer
  3. Tools and support requirements for African farms
  4. Agricultural productivity, commercialisation and competiveness
  5. Agribusiness and Farm management
  6. Natural resource management and climate change

Oral Presentations

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. 

Guidelines for full paper submission (Download Template)

Please be sure to adhere to the following guidelines before submitting your paper:

  • Full papers in English should be submitted electronically on the conference website before 25 June 2014.
  • The paper may not exceed 3 500 words and it should have an abstract at the beginning of not more than 250 words.
  • It should be typed on A4 sized paper with 2.5 cm borders all around.
  • Print-ready diagrams and tables should be included in the text.
  • The Harvard system of referencing should be used.
  • Text must be typed in Arial font size 11 pt, with 1.15 line spacing and with a space open between paragraphs.
  • The title page should include the title, name(s) of the author(s) and their affiliations.
  • At least one author must register as a full delegate for the Conference.
  • Please indicate whether the paper should be submitted as a “scientific paper” or as “notes from practice”. 

Poster Presentations

An area will be provided for display of posters and the poster size should be A1.

Guidelines for poster paper submission  (Download Template)

Posters will be selected with the aid of abstracts to be submitted. Please be sure to adhere to the following guidelines before submitting your abstract.

  • Abstracts in English should be submitted electronically on the conference website before 25 June 2014.
  • The abstract may not exceed 300 words.
  • It should be typed on A4 sized paper with 2.5 cm borders all around.
  • Text must be typed in Arial font size 11 pt, with 1.15 line spacing and with a space open between paragraphs.
  • The title page should include the title, name(s) of the author(s) and their affiliations.
  • At least one author must register as a full delegate for the Conference.

The poster itself must be:

  • Printed on an A1 sized paper.
  • Portrait oriented Displayed from the beginning of the conference for the full duration of the conference.

Applied Paper Presentations

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. 

Guidelines for applied  paper submission  (Download Template)

Applied Papers will be selected with the aid of abstracts to be submitted. Please be sure to adhere to the following guidelines before submitting your abstract.

  • Abstracts in English should be submitted electronically on the conference website before 25 June 2014.
  • The abstract may not exceed 300 words.
  • It should be typed on A4 sized paper with 2.5 cm borders all around.
  • Text must be typed in Arial font size 11 pt, with 1.15 line spacing and with a space open between paragraphs.
  • The title page should include the title, name(s) of the author(s) and their affiliations.
  • At least one author must register as a full delegate for the Conference.