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Call for papers in special issue:Climate- Smart Technology and Interventions in the journal of “Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The following Special issue is an attempt to compile the research activities related to climate change mitigation tools and technique so it is my request to all researchers to please contribute their original papers to the upcoming special issue: “Climate- Smart Technology and Interventions”.

Details as follows:-

Special Issue: Climate-Smart Technologies and Interventions

Science Publishing Group (New York, USA) would like to publish a Special Issue entitled “Climate-Smart Technologies and Interventions” in the journal of “Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries” [ISSN: 2328-563X (Print), 2328-5648 (Online)], a peer-reviewed journal.

http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/specialissue/119007

This Special Issue aims to publish original researches of the highest scientific quality in the field of Climate-Smart Technologies and Interventions. It plans to offer a strong and easy access platform for original high quality innovations and scientific papers in order to enhance the international communication between engineers and scientists of the field of interest.

Both experimental and theoretical contributions of original and high quality are invited to submit to this special issue. Original innovative studies are highly encouraged.

Scientific Topics include but are not limited to the following:
1. Climate smart Agriculture.
2. Innovative tools and techniques to capture and manage carbon and other Green house gases.
3. Carbon sequestration techniques.
4. Utilization of Modeling and simulation technique in green house gas emission Management.
5. Green house gas Monitoring systems.
6. Remote sensing and GIS techniques used in carbon monitoring.
7. Afforestation and wasteland management for carbon management.
8. Production forestry for climate change mitigation.
9. Climate change and gender issues.
10. Climate change and economics.
11. Any other related topics.
Important Dates:
Submission Due Date: May 30, 2015
Publication Time: August, 2015
Author Guidelines and Paper Submission System:
Details information about author guidelines and online paper submission system are available at
http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/papersubmission.aspx?journalid=119
Lead Guest Editor:
Dr. Sushma kerketta
Assistant Professor & Head, Department of Farm Forestry, Sarguja University, Ambikapur (C.G.)- India 497001
sushmabhel@gmail.com
Special Discount for Accepted Paper:
Authors, who submit paper through Lead Guest Editor, can enjoy 30% discount (for accepted papers only).

Apply for the FARA Agriculture Student Essay Competition, Deadline October 30, 2014. #FARAEssay

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The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is currently embarking on a strategic shift into the next phase of its institutional evolution through an on-going rebranding and repositioning exercise aimed at strengthening its visibility, impact and delivery of its mandate. In this regard, FARA will be organizing a ‘Celebrating FARA’ event intended to recognize and appreciate the dedicated efforts of the Secretariat and its constituent forum members in strengthening African agricultural information, knowledge and innovation systems, and above all, in the recognition of Africa’s scientific achievers.

The celebrations will take place at the Birch Wood Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa from 26th to 28th November 2014. To enhance this event, FARA is holding an essay competition for students of agriculture programmes in African tertiary institutions.

Guidelines

Topic: The Role of Agricultural Innovation in Creating Food Security in Africa

Format: 500-word count

Entry: Free

Language: English and French

Age Eligibility: 15 to 30 years old

Opening Date: October 9, 2014

Closing Date: October 30, 2014

Selection of Winners: November 6

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the winning student and their educational institution – $1,000 to the student and an award certificate for the school. Both the student and a representative of the school will be flown to South Africa for FARA’s celebratory event in November where the awards will be presented.

Requirements

Entrants must be full-time students in an African tertiary institution including Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education. This competition is not open to students of African origin studying outside the African continent.

To qualify, entrants are required to apply here: http://bit.ly/faraessay  

For updates on the competition, entrants are advised to follow the hashtag #FARAEssay on Facebook and Twitter.

Essays will be shortlisted by public voting on Facebook and the final selection will be made by a panel of experts selected by FARA

source: FARA

Participer à ce concours sur l’agriculture familiale durable

APPEL AUX CANDIDATURES

Dans le cadre du Livelihoods Camp 2015, un concours est organisé pour promouvoir l’agriculture familiale durable. Ce concours fait appel à des initiatives du monde entier qui ont déjà été mises en œuvre et qui soutiennent l’agriculture familiale durable, surtout en Afrique (le concours n’est pas ouvert aux propositions futures qui recherchent des financements). Voici les thèmes du concours : 1/ Comment augmenter sa production agricole en respectant la nature ? 2/ Comment s’adapter au changement climatique ? 3/ Comment mieux vendre sa production ? 4/ Comment gagner en autonomie ? Les meilleures initiatives seront valorisées au niveau international auprès des ONG, des experts, des institutions de développement, des agronomes, des porteurs de projets, des administrations publiques et des organisations internationales passionnés par la construction des idées de demain pour une agriculture durable.

DEPOSEZ VOTRE CANDIDATURE

Vous pouvez candidater en remplissant le formulaire de candidature (en anglais ou en français).

Rejoignez-nous dans notre mission de partager de meilleures pratiques agricoles durables, d’augmenter la sécurité alimentaire et de réduire la pauvreté par la réinvention de l’agriculture familiale en Afrique !

DATE LIMITE : 8 novembre 2014

PLUS D’INFORMATIONS & REGLES DU CONCOURS

Téléchargez ici les règles du concours (détail des thèmes, critères de participation, etc.).

AVEZ-VOUS DES QUESTIONS?

Si vous avez des questions concernant votre candidature, merci de les adresser à : contact@livelihoodscamp2015.org

Source: http://www.livelihoodscamp2015.org/?lang=fr