Thematic areas for the Annual General Meeting Scientific sessions
4 - 5 December 2019
University of Cape Coast, Ghana


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a network of 114 Universities in 38 African Countries. RUFORUM will be holding its 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 2-6 December 2019 at University of Cape Coast, Ghana. As part of the AGM series, RUFORUM invites researchers, opinion leaders, and development experts to submit review papers, technical/research articles and opinion papers under the listed thematic areas. High quality papers will be published in either RUFORUM Working Document Series or the African Journal of Rural Development

  1. Livestock and Livestock Production Systems 
  2. Soil Fertility and Soil Health Systems in Africa 
  3. Natural Hazards, Disasters and Environmental Crises 
  4. Biosafety, Biosecurity and Biorisk Management 
  5. Agrifood Systems
  6. Digital Innovations, Economics and Policy Analysis

For more information about the Thematic Areas click here

Call for Extended Abstract [Download]
Guidelines for Extended Abstract 
Submission Process of papers
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