The Centre for Food Technology and Research (CEFTER) Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture Yandev in Partnership with the Benue State University Makurdi is announcing the 2016 CEFTER Annual conference

Theme: Postharvest Management: A panacea for food insecurity and underdevelopment in Nigeria

Sub Themes

  • Agriculture
  • Science and Technology
  • Engineering
  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Management
  • Environment
  • ICT and Related Disciplines


The full paper which should be original findings or critical review should not exceed twelve (12) pages double spacing, Times New Roman in Microsoft World font size 11 This should include

  • Title page with details of Author, Name, Email, Institution and Telephone number
  • Abstract (Maximum of 200 words)
  • Introduction
  • Materials and methods
  • Results and discussion
  • Conclusions
  • References

Five major key words of the work should be indicated below abstract

Note: Abstract of all acceptable papers will be included in the book of proceedings. Outstanding articles will be considered for publication in the AOCAY JARS: A Journal of Agriculture and Related Sciences


Abstract and full papers must be submitted by email attachment to

Figures and tables should be presented after reference list. Number figures consecutively in accordance with appearance in the text. Ensure that each illustration has a caption. A caption should comprise a brief title and description of the illustration. Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearances in the text. Place footnotes to tables below the table body and indicate them with subscripts lower case letters. Avoid vertical lines.

Submission dates

  • Abstracts 20th May, 2016
  • Full paper 10th June, 2016
  • Deadline for paper submission 30th June, 2016
  • Notice of acceptance 10th July, 2016
  • Conference date 26th – 28th July, 2016
  • Time 9am – 6 pm daily

Registration Fee

  • Pre-conference registration    N13, 000.00 per paper
  • At conference venue   N 15, 000.00 per paper
  • Students Registration   N 5, 000.00 per paper
  • Corporate registration   N 25, 000.00
  • Foreign participants   $ 125

Individuals, students, Corporate bodies who which to attend for knowledge shall register as follows:

  • Corporate bodies   N 5, 000.00
  • Individuals   N 3, 000.00
  • Students   N 500



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