May 24-25, 2018 Samarkand Agricultural Institute is organizing an international scientific and practical conference entitled as “Sustainable development of the value chain in agricultural and forestry sectors.”

Samarkand Agricultural Institute

International scientific and practical conference

“Sustainable development of the value chain in agricultural and forestry sectors”


May 24-25, 2018, Samarkand

 Samarkand Agricultural Institute jointly with Kangwon National University and Research and development institute of forestry of Uzbekistan is organizing an international scientific and practical conference entitled as “Sustainable development of the value chain in agricultural and forestry sectors.”

The purpose of the conference is to develop the value chains in the agricultural and forestry sectors in Uzbekistan through exchanging experiences with universities and industries from developed countries and offer recommendations for rural development. The tasks of the conference are:

We welcome contributions on topics such as:

-   Problems of adoption of innovations in agriculture education;

-   Problems of improving agricultural production and processing;

-   Problems of finding new niche markets for agricultural products;

-   Issues related to quality management and certification;

-   Curriculum Development in Agriculture and Forestry related programs;

-   Problems of sustainable development in the agricultural sector.

Conference languages: Uzbek, Russian, English

 Submission Guidelines.

 The types of submissions for the conference can be accepted as a research paper or a


 Submitting a paper:

 The paper submission (Title, abstract, main text, figures, graphs, tables, references, etc.) must be in Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx) format. The maximum length of the paper is 5 pages (including title page and all figures, graphs, tables, appendices, and references). Use Times New Roman 14-point font, single spaced, 2 cm margin all around, and A4 page setting. The number of authors should not exceed three persons. Initials of authors should be written with their occupation/position and institution. A full paper should include an abstract (100-120 word in italic font), keywords (three to six words) and the main content consisting of: Introduction; Materials and methods; Results and Discussions; Conclusion; References. Authors can use as guidelines for formatting the papers. Formatted full papers should be sent to the following email address: vcaf_2018@yahoo.comuntill  May 5,2018.

 Submitting a Poster:

 If you are presenting your work via a poster, it is your responsibility to produce the poster and bring it with you to the conference. A poster should be self‐contained and self‐explanatory, allowing the viewer to proceed on his/her own while the author (you) is free to supplement or discuss particular points raised by the viewer. Presentations should be simple and clear and a combination of text and graphics is recommended. Poster Layout: An introduction should be placed at the upper left and a conclusion at the lower right. The abstract does not need to be presented. Illustrations: Figures should be designed to be viewed from a distance and should use clear, visible graphics and large type. Each figure or table should have a heading of one or two lines. Photographs  should have good contrast, sharp focus and, if necessary, an indication of scale. Titles and captions should be short and easy to read. Remember to caption your poster with the abstract title, author’s names andaffiliations.

Poster sections are organized in two sections: for the teachers and professors, researchers (in A0 format) and for students (in A1 format). The publishing costs should be paid by the authors (for articles 60 000 sum and for poster 50 000)

The address for additional information. 140103, Mirzo Ulugbek street 77, Samarkand, the main building of Samarkand agricultural institute, on the 3rd floor, the room No. 133, International department (Kh.Pardaev)

tel/fax (8366) 234-19-33,


Additional information will be announced on the website of Samarkand Agricultural Institute (

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