CALL FOR PAPERS

 

 Sustainable Development of Agriculture and Economy

  Ulaanbaatar, MONGOLIA, Aug. 25-26, 2016

Degradation of its resource base and climate change threaten agricultural production and global food security. To meet the challenges, agricultural eco-systems need to be reconfigured worldwide towards greater resilience and sustainability. The Board of Scientific Committee is delighted to announce that next conference willbe held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on 25-26 August, 2016. 
The School of Economics and Business, Mongolian University of Life Sciences (SEB MULS), and in collaboration with the College of Economics and Management, Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University (CEM NWAFU) China.  

The conference provides a forum for leading representatives from science, industry, and policy making to discuss the various aspects of resource management and sustainable agriculture in economies in transition. The target audience for International conference is primarily those associated with members and observes, Scientific Board Committees and project groups and NGO. In addition, others working in the area in higher education and government agencies are welcome to attend conference and open to nonmembers. 
 
The deadline for abstracts is 28 February 2016, Extended deadline 20 April 2016

Due to numerous requests to extend the abstract and paper submission deadline the Conference 2016, Conference Committee is pleased to announce that we will continue to accept paper submissions until June 20 to July 01. The final deadline is also posted on the conference important dates web page.

 The main topics of interest include but not limited to:

  • Policy on Natural Resource and Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural production and use of natural resources
  • Agricultural production and use of natural resources and efficiency
  • Community based natural resource management
  • Livelihood and natural resource management
  • Rural development and herder’s organizations
  • Land use management
  • Water resource management
  • Forestry tenure reform
  • Ecological restoration management ,
  • Ecosystem service evaluation
  • Pasture management
  • Integrated livestock systems
  • Information and Technology for Agricultural Industry
  • Innovation and New approaches and Modern technologies in Agricultural sector
The organizers solicit full-text articles that report original theoretical or empirical research results. Papers should be in English. All submissions will be evaluated by two independent reviewers.  At least one of the author(s) of an accepted papers is required to register and present the work at the conference. If your paper is selected for presentation, it is expected that you will have: 15 minutes for presentation; 5 minutes for questions and discussions
 
Please submit your manuscript to: cem.nafu@outlook.com

Peer Review Process: Submissions will be considered by a scientific committee with leading researchers from the following institutions: 
  • SEB MULS, Mongolia (Organizer),
  • CEM Northwest A&F University, China (Co-organizer),
  • Groningen University, The Netherlands
  • Clark University, the U.S.
  • Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • Ghent University, Belgium
  • Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague 

All conference attendees should be registered for the Conference. Registration should be done before July 9, 2016 by sending the registration form to seb_international@muls.edu.mn. The registration form can be downloaded from website at www.seb.edu.mn/conference.htm. The conference registration fee is $200.00 for each attendee, unless receiving a message of exception from the Organizing Committee.

Full Conference registration includes handouts and admittance to all Conference meetings. The following meal functions are included: Saturday /August 25, 2016/ Lunch, Reception on Saturday evening and meal for Sightseen on Sunday /August 26, 2016/ afternoon.  Hotel, transportation costs, and other expenses should be undertaken by attendees. 
 
Conference Secretary
 
SEB MULS,
Contacts:
ALTANTSETSEG Ser-Od;  
Zaisan - 17024, Khan-Uul District 
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
School of Economics and Business
Mongolian University of Life Sciences
Tel: +976-99060801
altantsetseg.s@muls.edu.mn
seb_international@muls.edu.mn
 
 
CEM, NWAUF,
Contact: Xiangping JIA
Professor, College of Economics & Management
3 Taicheng Road
Yanling, Shaanxi 712100
China
Northwest Agricultural and Food University
cem.nafu@outlook.com
Tel: +86(0)2987081705
e-mail: jiaxp@nwuaf.edu.cn
 
 
Important dates: 
Online Registration opened  01-Feb-16
 Deadline for Abstract Submission  20-Apr-16          Extended to same as full                                          submission ( June 20 )
 Deadline for Full submission  20-Jun-16           Continue to accept July 01
 Deadline for Conference Registration  09-Jul-16
 Conference Date  August 25-26, 2016
 
IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Formatting Requirements: 
Text should appear in 12-point Times New Roman, single-spaced, with one-inch or 2-cm margins all around. The body of the paper should be right and left justified. Figures placed within the text should have the same margins as the text, as a maximum.
 
Paper Length: 
Papers have to be minimum 5 to 8 pages long, written in correct English. 
 
Software:
All pages have to be written in “doc”, “docx” format using Microsoft Office Word 2003/2010.
 
Page formatting: 
   1. Page setup:a. margins top-2.0cm; left-2.0; right-2.0b. paper size A4c. font: “Times New Roman”d. font size 12pt
   2. Font: a. font: Times New Romanb. Font style: regularc. Font size: 12pt
   3. Paragraph: a. Alignment: justifiedb. Line spacing: single

Do not insert header, footer or page numbers.
The Title of the paper: is authored and typed with bold capital letters. 
The names of the authors: (first and last name) are written with regular small letters. Include all authors’ names with first names first.  
The names and addresses of the organization represent are given in the next line. Include affiliations, and where appropriate, full street and e-mail addresses. Type should be centered, bold single spaced, with the first letter of words capitalized.  
The abstract of the paper: The abstract is concise summary of work. It should not be longer 150 words. 
Proper Reference format: List of references must follow APA style a single spaced and identified after first line. 

 

Ulaanbaatar-17024, MONGOLIA Khan-Uul district, 11 khoroo, Zaisan, Bld, SEB, MULS

Tel: 976-11-344944
e-mail:
seb_international@muls.edu.mn
web site: www.muls.edu.mn