Scholarships Announcement and Call for Abstracts

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Scholarships Announcement and Call for Abstracts

Due 30th November 2012 (2nd Reminder)
Theme: Transforming pota
to & sweetpotato value chains for food and nutrition security.
June 30 – July 4, 2013 Naivasha, Kenya
Organizers: National Potato Council of Kenya, Ministry of Agriculture and International Potato Centre

Conference themes: Papers to be presented at the conference should fall within the following five themes:

1.) Appropriate policies for germplasm exchange, food and nutrition security, and trade in Africa.
2.) Getting seed systems moving.
3.) Major advances in breeding and crop management.
4.) Innovations in postharvest management, processing technologies and marketing systems and technology transfer.
5.) New evidence concerning nutritional value and changing behaviours

Special symposia can be arranged in consultation with the secretariat.
Authors who prefer to make presentations in the poster session should specify this in the abstract submission form
There will be exhibitions ranging from scientists to a wide range of participants.
Instructions for Abstract submission: Abstract should be in English and not exceed 400 words written in MS Word or a compatible format. The font should be Arial 11, single space. State the name(s) of author(s) [the name of presenting author should be underlined and their email contacts provided], institute, city and country. Key words should not exceed 7. The abstract should be uploaded on the conference website not later than 30th November 2012.
Visit www.africanpotatoassociation.org for the abstract submission form and further instructions.

Limited scholarships are available for African participants with exceptional papers. Please circulate this messagwe withing your research network.

Regards,

APA2013 Secretariat

Email: info_apa2013@cgiar.org / info@africanpotatoassociation.org
Tel:    +254 20 422 3603