THE 4TH IAALD Conference : Call for Papers and Workshop proposals

THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION SPECIALISTS (IAALD) – AFRICA CONFERENCE -  will take place on 31 May -1  June 2018, in Pretoria, South Africa. 

IAALD and the Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa (ITOCA) invite proposals (by 31 October, 2017) for papers and workshops/seminars to be presented/organized at this Conference. 

Download: Call for Papers and Workshop Proposals (PDF).

Conference theme: 

Agricultural innovations, information and knowledge: Catalyzing the attainment of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development and the African Union Agenda 2063.

PROPOSALS FOR PAPERS : Papers should reflect and explore the conference theme - “Agricultural Innovations, Information and Knowledge: Catalyzing the Attainment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union Agenda 2063” and address any of the sub-themes (see attachment for full details).

Proposals for papers should be sent to Amanda Makwangwaidze (amanda@itoca.org cc. itoca@itoca.org) no later than 31st  October 2017.

PROPOSALS FOR WORKSHOPS : Capacity development is a major component of the IAALD Africa Conference and we invite proposals for interactive workshops intended to convey knowledge or skills to agricultural information professionals in areas relating to the sub-themes of the conference. Workshops can be organized as 2/3-day pre- conference events (27th-29th May) or half-day event (31st May).

Proposals for workshops should be sent to Amanda Makwangaidze (amanda@itoca.org cc.itoca@itoca.orgno later than 31st  October 2017.


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