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

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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)

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AFMA President

Prof Usman Haruna

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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

FIRST CALL FULL FOR PAPER

Wednesday January 20, 2020

20th

20th - Jan 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 April 2021

1st

1st - May 2021

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

31st

31st - MAY 2021

DEADLINE FOR FULL PAPER & POSTER SUBMISSION

This will be communicated through mail.

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

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In order to submit your paper, you will need to adhere to the following rules:

  1. All papers must be submitted by noon GMT on 31 May 2021 to info@afma-k.org
  2. Full papers must be submitted in Microsoft (MS) Word and include an abstract of no more than 250 words. Please follow the submission guidelines of the African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (authors guide) available at ​AFMA Journal Guidelines.
  3. Papers MUST NOT be more than 8500 words in length, all included.
  4. Papers MUST BE presented by one of their authors, and an author may present only one paper in an Oral Session.
  5. Submitting authors will have to commit to the following:
    • That their work adheres to the strictest ethical standards. This includes a commitment that the paper does not cite articles published in predatory journals. If your paper is under consideration for publication in another Journal, please feel free to submit it, you will not be penalised.
    • That they will review up to three other papers.
    • That the presenting author is, or will become, a member of AFMA
    • That the presenting author will register and pay the registration fee before final acceptance of the paper.

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

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