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April 6-7, 2010: International Conference on Organic Farming (ICOF) in Khartoum, Sudan

The International Conference on Organic Farming (ICOF) is organised by the College of Agricultural Studies (CAS) in Khartoum, Sudan.

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Khartoum, Sudan

The main objective of the conference is to provide an opportunity for updating scientific information on different aspects of organic farming in Sudan - from farmers to consumers. 

Experts, researchers, scientists, students and those interested in organic farming are invited to submit their abstracts describing their innovative contributions to the multidisciplinary areas of organic farming. Accepted full papers will be published in proceedings as well as in a special issue of the Journal of Science and Technology (SUST).

Conference Themes

Technical paper submissions covering a broad range of organic production should complement the main conference themes.

Main Theme

  • Assessment of current situation, prospects and potential of Sudan in Organic Farming.

Specific Themes

  • Organic Farming Policies (Legislations and Standards).
  • Risks of chemicals and pesticides residues.
  • Economics of organic farming.
  • Organic Horticultural Products.
  • Organic Field Crops Products.
  • Organic Animal Products.
  • Organic Forestry Products.
  • Processing of Organic Food Products.

Papers Format

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations should be limited to 400 words in single spacing Times New Roman Font size 12. The title should be in capital letters, bold and 14 point. The abstract should briefly summarize the individual’s or group’s work, with particular emphasis on describing the problem, solution, results, and conclusions. Name of corresponding author’s (including the e-mail address) as well as the names of co-authors and their affiliations should appear below the title font 12. In case of many authors, underline the presenter. 

The registration for presentation and participation is free of charge.

Important dates

  • Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 31st January, 2010.
  • Notification of acceptance: 15th February, 2010.
  • Deadline for submission of full paper: 15th March. 2010.
  • Conference date: 6 – 7th April, 2010.

ICOF 2010 exhibition

During the ICOF conference, exhibition space will be provided. Individuals or companies willing to participate are invited to contact ICOF2010 secretariat at: organicfarming.confr(at)gmail.com.

More information

Conference homepage


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