12th African Farm Management Conference | Nov 21st - 25th 2021 - Nairobi Kenya

Don’t Miss This Amazing Conference and Opportunities!

About This Event

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 21st-25th November 2021, Panari Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.

The 12th AFMA Conference follows a successful 11th Conference held at NAF Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria from the 4th-9th November 2018.

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.  

 The objectives of AFMA are to:

  1. 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.
  2. Improve cooperation among stakeholders in Farm management with an interest in African issues at the regional and international levels.
  3. Promote capacity building, research, policy dialogue and interest of Farm Management in Africa.
  4. 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.
Conference Sub-Themes

The Local Organizing committee is inviting papers on the following sub-themes but not limited to;

  1. Risk Management and Climate Smart Agriculture
  2. Patents and Intellectual Property Rights
  3. Emerging Trends in African Agricultural Financing
  4. Emerging Technologies and sustainable agriculture
  5. Linking Products to markets
  6. Intra and Inter-regional trade linkages
  7. Young Generation, gender and sustainable development
  8. Farm Management and Agricultural Extension
  9. Roles of Public Private Partnership in Farming Systems
  10.  Building smallholder farmers’ resilience under COVID-19 pandemic

Where

Panari Hotel – Nairobi Kenya

When

Monday to Friday
November 21 to November 25, 2021

Local Organizing Committee

This team is behind the logistics and organization of the 12th African Farm Management Association Congress which is scheduled to take place on 21st – 25th of November 2021 at Panari Hotel – Nairobi

LOC Chairman

Prof. George Owour (PHD)

view profile

AFMA President

Prof Usman Haruna

view profile

Sponsorship Africa

Prof Philip Mulama Nyangweso

Secretariat

Dr. Vincent Ngeno

LOC Member

Dr. David Jakinda Otieno

LOC Member

Dr. Alfred Serem

LOC Member

Dr. Dennis Charles Otieno

LOC Member

Dr. Winrose Chepng'eno

Timeframe & Deadlines

DEADLINE FOR FULL PAPER AND POSTER SUBMISSION

CALL FOR FULL PAPER

Wednesday January 20, 2020

1st

1st - March 2021

First Call Full Paper Submission

See the Guidelines on Submission of contributed papers

30th

30th - April 2021

Final Call Full Paper Submission

The deadline to submit your paper set for 30th June 2021

1st

1st - May 2021

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

30th

30th - June 2021

DEADLINE FOR FULL PAPER & POSTER SUBMISSION

This will be communicated through mail.

Extended to 31st July 2021

1st

1st - AUGUST 2021

NOTIFICATION FOR ACCEPTANCE OF PAPERS

This will be communicated through mail.

31st

31st - AUGUST 2021

DEADLINE FOR EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

30TH

30TH - SEPTEMBER 2021

REGULAR REGISTRATION COMMENCES

1ST

1ST - OCTOBER 2021

DEADLINE FOR REVISED PAPERS SUBMISSION

30TH

30TH - OCTOBER 2021

DEADLINE FOR LATE REGISTRATION

21ST

21ST - 25TH NOVEMBER 2021

12TH AFMA CONGRESS

FINAL CALL FOR FULL PAPER

FRIDAY 30TH APRIL 2021

Paper Submission & Presentation

-

Submit your paper in a single MSWord® file in 12 point Times New Roman font, single spacing to info@afma-k.org   

Preparation of Papers 

  1. Papers should be written in English. Authors are strongly advised to have their paper checked carefully for spelling, grammar and usage before submission. 
  2. The first page of the paper should show the paper’s title and abstract. The paper should not state author names, to permit double-blind review.
  3. Author names, affiliations and the abstract will be submitted separately alongside the paper, in plain text for the reviewers’ use only.
  4. The abstract should not exceed 250 words, should provide a concise rationale, objectives, methodology, key findings, conclusion and recommendations, and at most 6 key words.  
  5. The paper submitted for review should be all-inclusive, with references, tables and figures appearing in the paper, and NOT in separate files.
  6. The full paper should consist of:  title, abstract, introduction, materials and methods, results and discussion, conclusions, acknowledgements, references and should not exceed 6000 words

Tables and Figures 

  1. Tables and figures in the main text of the paper should be numbered separately and sequentially.
  2. Each table and figure should be presented on a separate page of the paper, with a brief and self-explanatory title. All text should be clearly legible, and all graphics and legends should be easily distinguished when printed in black and white. 
  3. Notes under each table and figure should be used to explain and specify the source of all data shown.
  4. When regression results are being reported in a table, indicate the value of the estimated coefficient and report the standard error of the estimate  in parentheses directly below the point estimate. You may indicate statistical significance at standard test levels using asterisks

Equations

  1. Formulae should be composed in an equations editor where possible, to ensure appropriate spacing and lettering when printed.
  2. Equations should be presented on a separate line and numbered sequentially at the right-hand margin of the page, in parentheses.
  3. All variable names, symbols, subscripts and superscripts should be explained in the text where they are first used.

Footnotes

  1. Footnotes should be used sparingly. In many cases it will be possible to incorporate the information in normal text.
  2. If used, footnotes should be numbered in the text, indicated by superscript numbers, and kept as brief as possible.

References

  1. All sources used should be cited in the text using the author’s surname and publication year, with a complete list of references given in alphabetical order following the text of the paper. The paper should be carefully checked for errors in author’s names, dates and publication details, and to ensure that all citations are in the reference list while all references listed are cited in the text
  2. Citation style should follow APA.

Copyright

  1. Authors should ensure that publication of material quoted or reproduced from previous work would not infringe copyright

Congress Fee

The Congress fee will cover a package of congress materials (bag, DVD of proceedings, name badges, note books and pens), mid-congress tour, refreshments tea/coffee/water), gala dinner and lunches.

Early bird and late registration will close by 31 August 2021 and 30 October 2021, respectively.

Membership Fee

Professionals

$100

  • Students Membership fee is $30
  • This is Valid for 2 years.
  • This could be paid alongside the conference fee

Early Bird Registration

Early Bird Fee

$350

  • Conference bag
  • Conference Proceedings
  • Mid-Congress Tour
  • Gala Dinner
  • Lunches

Late Registration

Late Registration Fee

$380

  • Conference bag
  • Conference Proceedings
  • Mid-Congress Tour
  • Gala Dinner
  • Lunches

Don’t Miss This Amazing Conference and Opportunities!

Event Sponsors Special thanks