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3rd Africa Rice Congress, 21-24 October 2013, Yaoundé, Cameroon


The Africa Rice Congress 2013 is open to all those who are interested in the development of the rice sector in Africa. Rice stakeholders from research, development, donor community, farmer associations, civil society, and private sector are especially invited to attend. You can participate by submitting a paper or poster, by showcasing your products at the exhibition or by being a sponsor. Details for each type of participation are provided below:

Present a paper or poster

Participants planning to present a paper or poster are requested to submit an abstract to by 30 April 2013. Authors of abstracts that are accepted will be duly invited to develop full papers.

Format of abstract

  1. Title of contribution

  2. Authors (Name, initials, designation, institution) please indicate the presenting author by (*)

  3. Abstract text: maximum 500 words (Indicate submission for oral presentation or poster)

  4. Theme for which it is submitted (Select from themes of the 3rd Africa Rice Congress )

  5. Contact person (Full name, address, phone, fax number and e-mail)


Space dedicated for 5-day exhibition (21-25 Oct 2013) of rice science and development products will be made available.

Exhibition registration fees will apply separate from individual participant registration fees.


Be a Sponsor

A limited number of Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorships are on offer for the Third Africa Rice Congress. Visit Sponsorship page for more details.

3rd Africa Rice Congress, 21-25 October 2013, Yaoundé, Cameroon


Awards and Recognition

PowerPoint Presentations


Cameroon: Central Africa’s potential rice granary

Daily Digest

23-24 Oct

Daily Digest No. 3

22 Oct

Daily Digest No. 2

21 Oct

Daily Digest No. 1







Exhibit Space



Advisory Committee

   Dr. Bas Bouman
   Prof. Adel El-Beltagy
   Prof. Isabelle Glitho
   Dr. Habib Ly 
   Dr. Paco Sereme
   Prof. Eric Tollens


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