Dear Distinguished Fellows and Members of SSSN,
The Society in collaboration with LOC “Makurdi 2019” is pleased to officially announce that:
Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi is Hosting the 43rd Annual Conference
Of the Soil Science Society of Nigeri “Makurdi 2019”
Date: 14th July-18th July 2019
“Understanding Nigerian Soils: A Panacea for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security, Preservation of Safe and Healthy Environment and Mitigation of Land Crisis”.
o Soil Vegetation/Climate Relationships.
o Soil Survey and Land Use Planning as a Tool for Mitigating the Land Use Crisis.
o Soil Fertility, Plant Nutrition and use Planning Agrochemicals for Sustainable Agricultural Productivity in Safe and Healthy Environment.
o Soil and Water Management for Sustainable Agricultural Productivity.
o Managing Land and Environmental Degradation for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security.
o Management of Soil Organisms and Indiscriminate Agrochemical Use for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security.
The 43rd Annual Soil Science Society of Nigeria Conference on Understanding Nigerian Soils as a Panacea for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security, Preservation of Safe and healthy Environment and Mitigation of the Land Use Crisis, aims to bring together Academic Scientist, researchers and research scholars to exchange their experiences and research results on all aspects of Understanding Nigerian Soils as a Panacea for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security, Preservation of safe and Healthy Environment and Mitigation of the land use crisis. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators in Soils, Food Science, Human Nutrition, climate change and land crisis to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in addressing the Theme and Sub Themes of the year’s Conference.
Call for Papers
All Distinguished authors are kindly encouraged to contribute and help shape the conference through submissions of their abstracts, papers and posters. High quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental or theoretical work in all areas of the Conference Theme and Sub-Themes.
Submission of Abstract Closes -31 November, 2018
Any submission received later than this date will not be published in the Book of Abstracts.
Submission of E-copy of full length paper closes 31st December, 2018.
Abstract should be submitted to the Email address:
Each of the corresponding authors whose articles are accepted for presentation will be notified and consequently be expected to a total of #10,000 as page charges as well as bring to the conference three (3) hard copies of the manuscript and a soft copy in a CD.
Each corresponding author should provide complete details (Affiliation postal address, E-mail Address and Telephone Numbers) to enable us reach him /her.
ü Members – N5, 000
ü Non-Members – N7, 000
MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION AND ANNUAL DUES
Membership Registration Annual Dues
Student member N1, 000 N2, 000
Ordinary member N2, 000 N10, 000
Life member (<50years) N150, 000 –
Life member (>50years) N100, 000 –
Corporate member N50, 000 N10, 000
Pre-conference registration can be effected through:
First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Abuja Main Branch
Account Name: Soil Science Society of Nigeria
Account Number: 2004729093
Sort Code: 011084060
Agro-allied companies, Research Institution and Centers, Faculties/Schools of Agriculture, Forestry and Earth Sciences, State Agricultural Development Projects, etc., are invited to exhibit and showcase their products and services during the conference at a reduced fee of N20, 000 only. They are also invited to advertise in the book of programme events at a reduced rate of N10, 000 for half page and N20, 000 for full length page.
Chairperson, LOC – Dr. Bemgbe Anjembe
LOC- Secretary- Dr Olatunji .O.
Chairman-Full Paper Collection/ Editorial: Prof .James O. Jayeoba