Register Now for the IARSAF 20th Annual Symposium


The International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) of IITA organizes her annual symposium which create opportunities for students to interact and exchange ideas on their research activities. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Contributions of IITA postgraduate students’ research for transforming African agriculture”. Towards this event, you are hereby invited to submit abstracts for both poster and oral presentations on your research work. Please note that your abstract must be in line with at least one of the thematic areas of IITA listed:

Thematic areas

  • Natural Resource Management
  • Plant Production and Plant Health
  • Biotechnology and Genetic Improvement
  • Social Science and Agro-business
  • Food and Nutrition Science

Scholarship opportunity available for 5 students with very good abstracts from locations outside Ibadan will be borne by IITA R4D Directorate.

Trainings / workshops

  • Training on Scientific Writing
  • Training on Research Methodology                                                                                                                                                                                                              Call for abstracts

Original research/review papers (must be in line with the theme and/or sub-themes) are invited from interested participants. Abstract submission closes on June 15th, 2017

Abstract submission

It should be prepared using MS Word (Line Spacing: 2, Font size 12 and Font style: Times New Roman).

Abstract should not exceed 150 words. Email addresses and phone number(s) of corresponding author should be provided for easy communication.

Electronic copy of the abstract should be sent to and copied to

Registration details

Registration fee: N15,000 per participant (registration package,  lunch and tea breaks, abstract submission, e-certificate of participation).

Payment is to be made before online registration (see bank details below)
Payments and registration for the symposium closes on June 24th, 2017.

To register, you do not need to scan your teller. Simply provide your Teller number on the registration form and submit.

Registration form 

Payment details

Bank: First Bank PLC


Account number: 2001448038

Contact details

For any assistance or further enquiries, please call: 08023458917, 07030201705, 08036195736 and 08061698998.




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