RURAL SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (RuSAN)
ANNOUNCEMENT/CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
28th Annual Congress
(Great Ife 2019)
Theme: TRANSFORMING RURAL ENVIRONMENT: THE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
Date: Monday Oct. 7th to Oct. 11th 2019
Venue: Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Faculty of Agriculture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede,
Obafemi Awolowo University,
Prof. (Mrs.) O. F. Deji,
Head, Dept. of Agric. Ext and Rural Devt,
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Ile-Ife.Osun State.
Rural environment was a pool of resources needed for Sustainable development. Over the years, it has been neglected; regarded as abode of superstition, poverty, lethargy, low income and low productivity. It is imperative to have a sociological perspective of desirable transformation in this crucial environment. Against this backdrop, this congress focuses on the underlying sub-themes:
1. Enhanced Livelihood
2. Politics, Democracy and Governance
3. Food Systems and Agro- value chain
4. Gender and Youths in Entrepreneurship
5. Energy, Infrastructure and Environmental Sustainability
6. Conflict, Food Security and Poverty
7. NGOs, CBOs and FBOs Activities in Policy and Advocacy
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND FULL PAPERS
Abstracts and full papers are hereby invited from intending participants for the 28th Annual Congress. Abstract of each paper should not be more than 250 words, with at least three key words provided. Abstracts should be submitted in Microsoft Word file using single line spacing. The full paper should be structured to include: Title; Author(s) names with affiliation, correspondent author and e-mail, Abstract, Introduction, Objectives, Methodology, Results and Discussion, Conclusion and Recommendations and Reference. Note: Tables and Figures are expected to be within the text. Empirical and review papers will be considered. Papers should have depth and geographical spread for policy relevance. Papers should be written using the APA citation style, the full paper should not be more than 11 pages including the list of references. All accepted papers would be presented with PowerPoint.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
Abstracts should be submitted at the conference website http://rusan.org.ng/conference. Participants are expected to come to the conference with a copy of the full paper to aid their presentation. PowerPoint file of the slides for the presentation should be submitted via e-mail attachment to the Congress Organising Committee (COC) at firstname.lastname@example.org and copy email@example.com.
Submission of abstracts - 31 August 2019
Submission of PowerPoint files to the COC - 30 September 2019
Submission of manuscripts for conference proceedings - 30 November 2019
IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE:
1. No person shall be allowed to present more than two (2) papers at the Congress.
2. Authors will register their papers at the editorial desk. You are NOT expected to deposit any hard copy at the paper registration desk.
New member registration NGN12,000
Non- members NGN20,000
Annual dues NGN2,000
Paper Registration NGN3,000/Paper
Note: All requisite fees must be paid before the conference. All payments must be made prior to the Congress date through Bank payment. Official receipt(s) shall be issued on presentation of evidence at point of Registration in the venue. No cash would be collected at the Congress venue.
Payment should be made to:
Account Name: RuSAN
Bank: Access Bank Plc
Account Number: 0726523698
Conference Time Table
Monday 7th Oct., 2019 Arrival
Tuesday 8thOct., 2019 Opening Ceremony
Capacity building and Workshop
Wednesday 9th Oct., 2019 Field visit, Technical Sessions I, II &I II, and Gala Night
Thursday 10th Oct., 2019 Technical Session and Closing
Friday 11th Oct., 2019 Departure
HOTEL AVAILABLE FOR LODGING
1. Kufoniyi Hall & International Hostel
RECTAS, OAU, Ile-Ife.
2. Alumni Guest House
3. OAU Conference Centre & Guest Houses Ltd, Ile-Ife. 08038812512
N8,475, N10,775, /N11,500, / N13,500
Other Hotels available in town include:
4. Cameron Hotels Limited
Across Ajanaku Estate, Off Ife-Ibadan Road, Ile-Ife
5. Hotel De Treasure
Opposite R.C.C.G. Ibadan Road, Ile-Ife
6. Celebrations Hotel
7, Town Planning Road Layout, Eleyele, Ile-Ife.
7. New Hotel Diganga Limited
Km 1, Ife-Ibadan Road, Ile-Ife
8. Xela Hotels & Resort
Dr. Raymond Adedoyin Way, Parakin, Ile-Ife
9. Hilton Hotels
Dr. Raymond Adedoyin Way, Parakin, Ile-Ife
For Further Enquiry, Contact any of the Following Members:
Head, Dept. of Agric. Extension & Rural Devt.
Prof. (Mrs.) O.F. Deji
Phone No.: 08033716695
Prof. A.O. Ajayi
Dr. K. A. Adeloye
COC Technical Chairman
Dr. S.A. Adesoji
COC Publicity Chairman
Dr. B. O. Adisa
Dr. S. I. Ogunjimi
Department of Agric. Econs and Extension,
Federal University of Oye-Ekiti
Dr. T. O. Alao,
H.O.D., Department of Agric. Econs.and Extension, University of Osun State, Ejigbo Campus, Osun State,
Dr. (Mrs.) B. O. Lawal
Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Moor Plantation, Ibadan.