Call for abstracts for the first International Nutrition and Food Industries Conference

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The Academic Center of Excellence for Human Nutrition, Hawassa University is hosting its first International Nutrition and Food Industries Conference from August 15 to18, 2018, Hawassa, Ethiopia

The major theme of the conference is:


“Partnership for Food and Nutrition Training and Sustainable Development”


The subthemes are:-


$1·         Best experiences in Collaboration for training and research in Higher Education Institutions

$1·         Best experiences in Linking Higher education with food industries

$1·         Productive safety net and school seeding experiences

$1·         Multi-sectoral research/intervention findings  in Nutrition Sensitive Interventions

$1·         Evidences in Nutrition and non-communicable diseases

$1·         Evidences in Productive Safety net and School feeding

$1·         Evidences and experiences related to Food safety

$1·         Evidences relating Food technologies for better nutrition

$1·         Food Systems and Healthy Diets related research and development

The Conference organizing Committee welcomes your abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations (abstracts from research, development projects or evidences related to the subthemes). All abstracts submitted should not be more than one A4 page, with 12 font size and 1.5 spacing including Name of the Author/s, affiliations, email, summary of the abstract including background, objective, method, key findings and conclusion (word limit 500 words) . The authors need to choose between oral or poster presentation but the final decision will be made by the Conference Scientific Committee.

Key dates:

$1·         Abstract submission date: March 25- April 20, 2018

$1·         Notification of decision: May 10, 2018

$1·         Submission of full paper: May 28,  2018


$1·         Presenting authors are responsible for registration, travel, and lodging costs.

$1·         Scholarships will be offered based on quality of the papers and financial need

$1·         All submitted abstracts will be compiled and made available to participants

$1·         Any presenter who is unable to attend should arrange for another qualified individual to present the paper/poster in question. If such a change is necessary, please notify our conference team

$1·         Full content of Selected topics (not more than A4 10 pages) has to be submitted before the due date

Abstracts Submission Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Further information about the conference is available through the ag2nut-Ethiopia online forum discussion pages. Please share this call among those in your network. 

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