Call for abstracts: Global Science Conference for Climate-smart Agriculture


Submit your abstract for The Montpellier Global Science Conference by the 31st of October 2014.
Online submission process

• Step 1: The author must register, which will require a username, password and email address (this email address will be your user account) You will then receive an email with a link to click in order to confirm your account

• Step 2: You need to log in, go to the submission page and click on the “Create here” button.

You will be requested to select one of the following parallel sessions:

Parallel Sessions L1:
Focus on Regions
Parallel Sessions L2: Concepts and
Parallel Sessions L3: Solutions
L1.1: Africa
L2.1: Metrics of adaptation, mitigation
and food security and CSA multi-criteria
L3.1 Towards climate smart
funding instruments
L1.2: Asia
L2.2: Methods for managing
uncertainties and risks through CSA
L3.2 Towards climate smart
L1.3: Latin America
L2.3: Assessing synergies and tradeoffs
between CSA components (adaptation,
mitigation and food security)
L3.3 Towards climate smart
L1.4: Europe
L2.4: Economics and trade implications
of CSA
L3.4 Towards climate smart food
L1.5: North America
and Others
L2.5: Behaviours, barriers, drivers and
institutions for CSA
L3.5 Towards climate smart
A detailed synopsis for each session is available here.

• Step 3: Fill the submission form and select whether you want to submit an oral presentation or a poster (click here for poster guidelines).

Once finished, the author can preview her/his abstract and edit it until it has been submitted.

P.D. The authors will be notified of the acceptance of their abstract by November 17th, 2014.

Guidelines for preparation of abstracts

Template for the abstract (please use font style and font size as shown here)

The title should be concise and informative (<120 characters including spaces, i.e. approx. 16 words), written with lower case letters, except for scientific names where capital letters are needed (e.g. pH, DNA…).

The list of authors should be provided beginning with last name of first author, and if belonging to several affiliations, numbered according to the list of addresses. Capital letters to be used only for the initials of names and last names.The list of authors’ addresses should be numbered according to the list of authors.

The text of the abstract itself should be <2000 characters including spaces, i.e. approx. 300 words in a single paragraph, including background and aims, materials and methods, major results and conclusion, no references need to be included.

For more information on The Montpellier Global Science Conference 2015 for Climate-Smart Agriculture go to

The CGIAR Research Center for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is a co-organiser of The Montpellier Global Science Conference.

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