Call for Submissions

The IAMO Forum 2019 focuses on the interlinkages between small farm development as well as agricultural and public policies. The drivers and consequences will be debated from a social sciences perspective, including economics, political sciences, sociology, anthropology and history. We welcome submissions of papers addressing the following issues with a regional focus on Europe, Central Asia and China:

  • Role of small farms for agricultural growth, food security and resilience
  • Public policies promoting competitiveness of small farms and enabling livelihood strategies of rural households
  • Political economy of agricultural and pro-poor public policies
  • Commercialization and smallholder participation in value chains
  • Role of corruption and informality for small farms
  • Interaction between corporate agribusiness and small farms
  • New forms of cooperation in rural areas
  • Allocation of land and tenure security
  • Access to production inputs and finance
  • Role of income diversification and migration in small farm development
  • Role of women in small farm development

Call for Extended Abstracts

We request the contribution of extended abstracts with up to 1,000 words (excluding bibliography) in strict compliance with the provided formatting guidelines. The abstracts need to include a concise summary of the significance, major research questions, data and methods, and findings. Abstracts must be submitted electronically at until Sunday, February 10, 2019. All contributed extended abstracts will go through peer review. Notification of selected abstracts for an oral presentation will be sent by Monday, March 25, 2019. All accepted abstracts will be published on the conference website. 

Template for submission of extended abstracts

Click here to download the formatting guidelines for extended abstracts.

Call for Organised Sessions

We welcome proposals for organised sessions that match the theme of the IAMO Forum 2019. Session proposals should include the title of the proposed session and an abstract of up to 1,000 words (excluding bibliography) that concisely and clearly describes the relevance of the session to the meeting theme and states a list of potential speakers. Session proposals must be submitted electronically at until Sunday, February 10, 2019. Notification of acceptance of session proposals will be sent by Monday, March 25, 2019.

Template for submission of organised session proposal