• The Conference’s Scientific Committee invites authors to submit abstracts for presentations at the Conference. There will be two types of presentations: oral and poster presentations.

    Submission guidelines

    Abstracts should be 400 words maximum. Submissions should clearly indicate whether the author is
    aiming at an oral or a poster presentation.

    The deadline for Abstract submission is 16 December 2016 (Extended). Successful candidates will be notified on 26 December 2016. Authors selected for oral presentations will be asked to submit full papers (7 page long) by 27 January 2017.

    Please direct your submissions to Nadhem Mtimet, ILRI ( and Sikhalazo Dube, ILRI