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The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, AMECEA Gaba campus, Eldoret will organize the 1st national conference on research in socio-economic development in Africa in the 21st century. This forum is for lecturers, researchers, practitioners and postgraduate students to present their research findings and exchange ideas about socio-economic development in Africa.

CALL FOR PAPERS, EXHIBITIONS AND POSTERS

VENUE: THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN AFRICA, GABA CAMPUS ELDORET

THEME: SOCIAL, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA IN THE 21ST CENTURY: REALITIES CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

SUB THEMES:

  1. Globalization
  2. Religion and social dynamics
  3. Trade and finance
  4. Socio-Cultural development
  5. Health and nutrition
  6. Gender and development
  7. Environmental issues and sustainable development
  8. Language dynamics in the 21st century
  9. Leadership & Governance
  10. Education and development
  11. Economic development
  12. Regional economic integration
  13. Mental health and counselling
  14. Entrepreneurship
  15. ICT in the 21st century 

Abstract

Presenters of papers or posters should send an abstract of not more than 250 words in English, typed in New Times Roman, Font size 12, spacing 1.5, margins 1 inch all sides, saved in compatibility mode (97-2003) and be received not later than 10th April 2020 through a soft copy.

The abstract should highlight the objectives, contents and conclusions. It has to include the title’s name, affiliation institution, email address, phone/ cell number and sub- theme.

Full papers

The full papers for accepted abstracts should be submitted by 17th April 2020. The full papers should be 3000 to 5000 words typing just like the abstract. Together with full paper attach power point presentation.

Empirical papers

Cover page with title of the paper and abstract (250 words, key words MAXIMUM of 8), introduction, methods, results, discussion and reference.

Reference using APA style 6th edition: Avoid footnotes. Avoid reference in abstract.

Appendices

Should follow references and be identified by capital letters in alphabetical sequence.

Posters

Height: 80cm by Width: 60cm or A1.

Conference products

Reviewed papers will be published in a book as conference proceedings and the best papers will be considered for publication in the EASTERN AFRICA JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES. The best presentation in each category will be awarded certificate of excellence and all participants will be awarded certificate of participation.

Conference Fees

The fees will cover conference facilities, equipment, materials, mid- morning tea, afternoon and lunch. It does not include accommodation, dinner and travel expenses. At the venue there will be accommodation at a fee and nearby there are good hotels.

S. NO DETAILS EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION UPTO 24TH April 2020 LATE REGISTRATION AFTER 20TH MARCH 2020
1. East Africans students Kshs. 3,500 or US $ 35 Kshs. 4,000/ US $ 40
2. Non- East Africans students Shs. 5500 or US $ 55 Kshs 6,500 or US $ 65
3. East African researchers Kshs. 5500 or US $ 55 Kshs. 6,000 or Us $ 60
4. Non- East African researchers US $ 100 US $ 110
5 Exhibition fees 10,000 12,000

Training workshop on academic publishing

A day before the conference on 12th April 2020, there will be a pre- conference training workshop on academic publishing; the charges are Kshs 5,000 per participant.

Important Dates

  • Submission of abstracts begins on 2nd -31st March 2020
  • Notification of acceptance 10th April 2020
  • Deadline for full paper submission 17th April 2020
  • Early registration 24th April 2020

For further enquiries please contact

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  2. Coordinator (+254722481142)
  3. Chairperson (+254713810101)
  4. Secretary (+254720864911)

Payment Details

Registration payments can be made directly to the bank account. Participants in Kenya can make deposits at the provided bank account and make note: Gaba conference 2020.

Bank Details

Account Name: Gaba publications

Bank name: Standard Chartered Bank

Account number: 0102015028400

Branch: Eldoret

Kindly find the Call for Papers here.

LANG'ATA CAMPUS

P.O. Box 62157 - 00200
Nairobi, Kenya

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ELDORET - GABA CAMPUS

P.O. Box 908 - 30100 
Eldoret, Kenya

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Mobile: +(254) - 728 458276
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Kisumu rd, nxt to Eldoret Polytechnic