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Ghana Association of Agricultural Economists (GAAEs) Conference, 2018

Theme: Ghana’s Agriculture, Food Security and Job Creation

The Ghana Association of Agricultural Economists invites you to participate its 2nd national conference at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. The theme of the conference is ‘‘Ghana’s Agriculture, Food Security and Job Creation”. The conference is due to take place at the International Centre for Innovative Learning (ICIL), Mango Road-KNUST, Kumasi-Ghana.

Both oral and poster presentations that align with the conference theme will be accepted. Therefore, researchers from diverse areas of specialization within agriculture and social science are encouraged to submit their scholarly works for consideration at the event. Please indicate preference for either oral or poster presentation when submitting paper.

Important Dates



Call for Papers

20 March 2018

Submission of proposals for symposia

20 March 2018

Submission deadline for all contributions

01 July 2018

Notification of acceptance

15 July 2018

Deadline for revised papers submissions

01 August 2018

Registration opens

01 August 2018

Presentation authors registration deadline

05 August 2018

2nd GAAE Conference, ICIL-KNUST, Kumasi

8-11 August, 2018

Submission Guidelines

  • Full papers in English should be submitted electronically to or or
  • The manuscript should include an abstract of not more than 200 words.
  • The text should be presented in Times New Roman 12 pt., 1.15 Line spacing in Microsoft word with 2.54 cm margins on A4 paper size
  • The title page should include the title, name(s) of the author(s) and their affiliation(s)
  • Articles should not be longer than 8000 words.

Registration and Fees

  • Paper Presenters (non-student)          GH₵300.00
  • Participants (Non-Presenters)             GH₵200.00
  • Student Presenters                             GH₵100.00
  • Student Non-Presenters                     GH₵50.00
  • International Participants                    US$300.00

Registration fees can be paid in the following ways:

  • MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) Transfer to: 0548205306 (Dr. Fred Nimoh)
  • Payment can be made at the conference venue, especially for international participants. Conference organizers should be notified through the email provided below.

Early registration is highly encouraged for reservation of seat and to also aid logistical planning.


KNUST has both On-Campus Hostels and Guest Houses of international standards to meet various tastes and budgets. Please contact: or call +233-322060326/ +233-5550-25310/+233-0244544929 for more information on the conference venue and accommodation.