Scholarly Research Excellence

ICAFAS 2018 : 20th International Conference on Agricultural, Food and Animal Sciences

Singapore, SG
September 10 - 11, 2018

Conference Code: 18SG09ICAFAS

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the Digital Open Science Index, Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICAFAS 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Agricultural, Food and Animal Sciences. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   July 20, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   July 31, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   August 10, 2018
Conference Dates   September 10 - 11, 2018

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Humans as Enrichment: Human-Animal Interactions and the Perceived Benefit to the Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), Human and Zoological Establishment
S. J. Higgs, E. Van Eck, K. Heynis, S. H. Broadberry
2) Use of Indian Food Mascot Design as an Advertising Tool in Maintaining and Growing the Brand Name
Preeti Yadav, Dandeswar Bisoyi, Debkumar Chakrabarti
3) From Industry 4.0 to Agriculture 4.0: A Framework to Manage Product Data in Agri-Food Supply Chain for Voluntary Traceability
Angelo Corallo, Maria Elena Latino, Marta Menegoli
4) Urban and Rural Children’s Knowledge on Biodiversity in Bizkaia: Tree Identification Skills and Animal and Plant Listing
Joserra Díez, Ainhoa Meñika, Iñaki Sanz-Azkue, Arritokieta Ortuzar
5) A Literature Review on Nutritional Supplements for the Treatment of Obesity
Monika Nuffer, Wesley Nuffer
6) The Role of Food Labeling on Consumers’ Buying Decision: Georgian Case
Nugzar Todua
7) A Bi-Objective Stochastic Mathematical Model for Agricultural Supply Chain Network
Mohammad Mahdi Paydar, Armin Cheraghalipour, Mostafa Hajiaghaei-Keshteli
8) Life Cycle-Based Analysis of Meat Production: Ecosystem Impacts
Michelle Zeyuan Ma, Hermann Heilmeier
9) Biodegradable Cellulose-Based Materials for the Use in Food Packaging
Azza A. Al-Ghamdi, Abir S. Abdel-Naby
10) Causes and Implications of Obesity in Urban School Going Children
Mohammad Amjad, Muhammad Iqbal Zafar, Ashfaq Ahmed Maan, Muhammad Tayyab Kashif
11) Evaluation of Food Safety Management Systems of Food Service Establishments within the Greater Accra Region
Benjamin Osei-Tutu
12) Description of Reported Foodborne Diseases in Selected Communities within the Greater Accra Region-Ghana: Epidemiological Review of Surveillance Data
Benjamin Osei-Tutu, Henrietta Awewole Kolson
13) Accounting for Rice Productivity Heterogeneity in Ghana: The Two-Step Stochastic Metafrontier Approach
Franklin Nantui Mabe, Samuel A. Donkoh, Seidu Al-Hassan
14) Promoting Community Food Security and Empowerment among Somali Bantu Refugees: A Case for Community Kitchen Gardens
Michelle D. Hand, Michelle L. Kaiser
15) Identifying Neighborhoods at Potential Risk of Food Insecurity in Rural British Columbia
Amirmohsen Behjat, Aleck Ostry, Christina Miewald, Bernie Pauly

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