Network for Evaluation of One Health

7th All African Conference on Animal Agriculture

Innovations to Harness the Potential of African Animal Agriculture in a Globalizing World

Date: 15th19th October 2018

Location: Accra, Ghana

Organiser: AASAP



The overall objective of the conference is to provide an opportunity for scientists and the broader stakeholders in the animal agriculture sector to discuss the potential role of innovation in animal agriculture to improve the livelihoods of Africans.  The broad objective of the conference will be met through discussions of a series of papers, organized under sub-themes, to answer the broader question:   How can Africa organize herself to address challenges and, at the same time, take advantage of opportunities presented by a globalizing world?, Specifically, what are the technical and institutional innovations from the global North and South, which Africa can take advantage of, and the best mechanism through which such approach could be achieved.

Funding Opportunity for Participating Graduate Students

The International Organising Committee (IOC) is encouraging the participation of Graduate Students of Animal Science through award of some partial funding to take care of conference registration and other costs. Successful applicants will have their registration fee of USD 300 waived and in addition receive USD 200 (USD 100 for Ghanaians) at the conference to support other costs. It is hoped that a total of 8 International Students and 12 local students are expected to be supported through this support which has been made possible through donations by our sponsors.


Kindly visit the conference website at to register as first step. All other persons could also register by visiting the website.

To qualify, candidates must:

  1. Be a citizen of a country in Sub-Saharan Africa
  2. Be currently enrolled in a graduate program (MSc/MPhil/PhD) in any field of Animal Science
  3. Have submitted an abstract/poster/paper which has been accepted for presentation at the 7th AACAA, Accra 2018
  4. Be committed to attending the conference in Accra, Ghana
  5. Be prepared to have their full papers published in the conference journal/proceedings
  6. Provide evidence that they need this support.

The selection committee will also consider gender, geographical distribution, quality of abstract/poster/paper submitted in making the selection decisions.

Interested Graduate students are requested to send their application justifying their need for this limited support with copies of submitted papers, abstracts or posters to and copying   and on or before 23:59 hours on  Friday 31st August, 2018. Successful applicants will be notified on or before Friday 14th September, 2018.