AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS SOCIETY OF TANZANIA (AGREST):DEADLINE FOR CALL FOR PAPER OR ABSTRACT EXTENDED


 

13TH SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Old Deadline: 30th June, 2021 
New Deadline: 01st August, 2021

The 13th AGREST conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place from Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd December 2021 at National Carbon Center in Morogoro. The theme of the conference is “MEETING AGRICULTURAL AND AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES BEYOND VISION 2025”. 

AGREST conference is intending to receive a wide range of contributions addressing the complex issues of agriculture production, agripreneur, financing, investment, policy changes, agri-food processing, and community development in Tanzania. We therefore welcome all types of contributions: empirical, theoretical, conceptual, and general review from practitioners and researchers.

The following are sub themes of the conference: -

  • The role of trade policy, research, science and technology in addressing agricultural productivity 
  • The nexus between productivity, labour intensity and GDP 
  • Agricultural intensification, output prices and income 
  • Enhancement of the seemingly missing middle in agricultural value chains because of improved productivity
  • Moral hazards, ethics, nutrition, and health concerns in productivity induced value chain practice 
  • Agribusiness Innovations towards sustainable economic growth
  • Agribusiness financing and its dilemma
  • Agrifood marketing practices
  • The role of infrastructure and logistic in agriculture development
  • Human resource management issues in agribusiness value chain
  • Challenges and opportunities facing agrifood SMEs in agribusiness value chain 
  • Unlocking legal issues that face agripreneur in fishing, livestock and farming business for sector development
  • Stimulating animal feed business for livestock and fisheries sectors growth 
  • Addressing barriers in agricultural inputs/services (crop and pasture seeds, veterinary services, animal medicine, importation of animal breeds and seamen, fish fingerlings etc.)  for sector development 
  • Role of agribusiness in development 

Important dates are as follows:

  • Deadline for abstract submission extended to – 01st August 2021
  • Notification of acceptance – 10th  August 2021
  • Submission of full papers – 15th  October 2021
  • Deadline for payment of conference fee – 27th November 2021

Good quality papers will be published in the AGREST proceeding. All submissions should be done online through the following email: agrest@sua.ac.tz .For clarification, you can use the same emails or phone number +255754 284455 or +255655254417.

               CONFERENCE FEE: TSH 200,000 To be paid in CRDB BANK Account Number 01J2075790900

YOU ARE ALL WELCOME
 

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