The Success Story of ICOAF 2017
The International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry – 2017 organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka with the collaboration of the Al-Balqa` Applied University, Jordan as the Hosting Partner and the Waramadewa University, Indonesia, Progressive Sustainable Developers Nepal (PSD-Nepal) and Muhammadiyah University of Malang, University in Malang, Indonesia as the Academic Partners. The conference was held on the 24th and 25th of August, 2017 at the Taj Samudra hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. ICOAF 2017 was organized under the theme “Current Challenges and Future Perspectives of Agriculture”, and was Co-chaired by Dr. Samih Abubaker, Al-Balqa` Applied University, Jordan, Prof. D.K.N.G. Pushpakumara, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and Dr. Romeo C. Clemente, Cagayan State University, Philippines.
The keynote forum of ICOAF 2017 was made by Dr. Samih Abubaker, Al-Balqa` Applied University, Jordan together with Dr. Nafees Meah, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Sri Lanka.
The conference comprised of thirteen technical sessions, during which researchers from around the world presented their research findings. The technical sessions were:
- Pest management/Plant health
- Animal health and animal production
- Biotechnology and genetics – 1
- Environment and biodiversity
- Biotechnology and genetics – 2
- Farming system management – 1
- Post-harvest technology and marketing
- Farming system management – 2
- Sustainable agriculture and natural resources -1
- Sustainable agriculture and natural resources -2
- Food security and food safety
- Food production and management
- Forestry, seed and water management
Call for papers
The International Institute of Knowledge Management of Sri Lanka is excited to invite you to submit original manuscripts for presentation to the 4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry (ICOAF 2017) with the theme “Current Challenges and Future Perspectives of Agriculture”. Bringing out a perfect blend of two important domains of Agriculture and Forestry through the ICOAF 2017 will be a boundless place for researchers, Agriculturists, Bio-technologists, Bio Scientists, Policy Makers, young individuals and especially for industry specialists to fold together, share experiences, discuss research findings and take the novel knowledge for practical outcomes.
Through the ICOAF 2017 you will experience more networking opportunities with over 200 conference participants and community leaders from more than 30 countries meet to present and discuss important topics of Current Challenges and Future Perspectives of Agriculture designed by TIIKM. Furthermore, it will be a great opportunity to discover Sri Lanka with great hospitality.
Dr. Nafees MeahTopic : "Scientific Research as a Strategy for Achieving Sustainability in Developing Countries" South Asia Representative
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
Dr. Samih Abubaker (Keynote speaker)Former Dean,
Faculty of Agricultural Technology
Al-Balqa` Applied University,
Faculty of Agriculture,
University of Peradeniya,
All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN in proceedings with a DOI number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).
We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS, Mendeley, Google scholar and CiteULike for possible Indexing.
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Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems Publisher: Taylor and Francis Print ISSN: 2168-3565 Online ISSN: 2168-3573 Editor in chief: Prof.Stephen R. Gliessman, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA Indexed in Scopus & Thomson Reuters
Open Agriculture (Special Issue) Publisher: DE GRUYTER OPEN Online: ISSN: 2391-9531 Editors-in-Chief: Hans R. Herren, Millenium Institue, USA Vijay Singh, Texas A and M University, USA
International Journal of Environment
Publisher: Progressive Sustainable Developers Nepal (PSD-Nepal)
Online ISSN: 2091-2854
Editor-In-Chief: Govinda Bhandari, Nepal