Call for Papers

Please read these notes before commencing the submission process. Download the Submission of proposals for organized symposia Rules

The African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) is pleased to invite submissions for the 6th International Conference of African Agricultural Economists 2019. The conference will be in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria, 23 – 26 September 2019.

Submission of Contributed Papers (Oral and Visual)

All Oral and Visual papers will be submitted, reviewed and managed in a single process. At the time of submission, individuals will have the option for their submission to be considered as a poster only. There is no paper only option.

In order to submit your paper, you will need to adhere to the following rules:

  1. All papers must be submitted by noon GMT on 07 March 2019 to
  2. Full papers must be submitted in Microsoft (MS) Word and include an abstract of no more than 200 words. Please follow the submission guidelines of the African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AfJARE) available at
  3. Papers MUST NOT be more than 8500 words in length, all included.
  4. Papers MUST BE presented by one of their authors, and an author may present only one paper in an Oral Session.
  5. Submitting authors will have to commit to the following:
  • That their work adheres to the strictest ethical standards. This includes a commitment that the paper does not cite articles published in predatory journals and that the paper has not been published, or submitted for publication elsewhere.
  • That they will review up to three other papers.
  • That the presenting author is, or will become, a member of AAAE
  • That the presenting author will pay the registration fee before final acceptance of the paper.

Review process and results

The allocation of papers for review will be completed by late April 2019. Reviewers will be expected to submit their reviews by 23 May 2019.

The review process will result in submitted papers being (1) accepted for Oral presentation, (2) accepted for Visual (poster) presentation, or (3) rejected. The result of the review process will be circulated by 6 June 2019.


Website open for submissions of contributions 20 November 2018
SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE for all contributions 07 March 2019
Early Bird Registration Opens 04 April 2019
Notification of Acceptance of Papers 06 June 2019
Early Bird Registration Deadline 20 June 2019
Presenting Authors Registration Deadline 18 July 2019
Deadline for Revised Papers Submissions 22 July 2019
6th AAAE Conference, Abuja, Nigeria 23-26 September 2019