Call for Papers

Theme : “Current Challenges and Future Perspectives of Agriculture”

Bringing out a perfect blend of two important domains of Agriculture and Forestry through launching a globally important conference, the ICOAF 2017 will be a boundless place for researchers, Agriculturists, Bio-technologists, Bio scientists, Policy makers, and young individuals and especially for Industry Specialists to fold together, share experiences, discuss research findings and take the novel knowledge for the practical outcome.

Through the ICOAF 2017 you will experience more networking opportunities with over 200 conference participants from more than 30 countries, great insights from world reputed keynotes, best quality technical session with novel knowledge, high quality conference experience specially designed by TIIKM and opportunity to discover Sri Lanka with great hospitality.

We would like to recommend you to send your research papers formatted according to the given format on or before 22nd of June 2017. All the papers will be evaluated through double blind peer reviewing process by world recognized reviewers. All the accepted presenters should register before 3rd of August 2017 to be eligible for the conference. We recommend you to register early and reserve your seat for this global gathering.

TIIKM have developed a quality publication process for the ICOAF 2017 to enhance the quality of the conference giving maximum opportunity for valuable research papers to be published. You can either publish your full paper in our conference proceedings with a DOI number and Indexing or you can publish with our supporting journals (research paper has to be selected by the editorial board of relevant journal).

You are also welcome to submit a presentation proposal either for a 20-minute oral presentation or a poster presentation. Parallel sessions are loosely grouped into streams reflecting different perspectives or disciplines. Each stream has its own talking circle. For those unable to attend the Conference in person, virtual participation is also available.

Thank you for considering ICOAF 2017 as a venue for your work in major areas of agriculture including, (But not limited to) the following tracks:

Conference Tracks


  • Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources (Soil, Water, Environment etc.)
  • Farming Systems Management
  • Integrated Pest Management, Plant Health and Nutrition
  • Biotechnology and Genetics
  • Soil Research and Rehabilitation
  • Water Resources Management and Engineering
  • Seed Science Research
  • Crop Science
  • Modern Agronomy, Plant Breeding and Agrochemicals
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Horticulture and Landscaping
  • Animal Health and Animal Production
  • Livestock Management
  • Food Production and Nutrition
  • Food Security and Food Safety
  • Post-Harvest Technology and Marketing   
  • Food Processing
  • Agriculture and Public Health
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Agricultural Value Chain
  • Agriculture Advancement and Development
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education and Capacity Building
  • Agricultural Research and Extension
  • Social Interactions of Agriculture
  • Agricultural Policies and Safety
  • Community, Regional and International Development of Agriculture
  • Agrotourism
  • Agroecology
  • Agroforestry
  • Climate Smart Agriculture
  • Environmental and Social Standards of Agriculture


  • Forestry, Environment and Biodiversity
  • Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Climate Change and Mitigation
  • Natural Products
  • Forest Products and Technology
  • Forest Education and Information Systems
  • Forest and Society
  • Economy and Ecotourism
  • Forest Conservation and Management