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Call for full papers

Call for full papers

Submit your full paper

Contribution for full paper/book chapter

We are pleased to share that we aim to publish full papers/book chapter as a special issue with Springer publishers under eight different themes of the conference. Select papers based on the submitted abstracts will be invited to contribute book chapter.

Conference Themes:

  1. Dryland Production Systems: Improving the Livelihoods of Smallholder Farmers
  2.  Seed Systems: Elevating Public Private Partnerships in Asia and Africa
  3. Regenerative / Natural Farming Systems for Drylands
  4. Managing Dryland Soil Health and Water Resources
  5. Strengthening Nutri – Sensitive Food Systems for the Drylands
  6. Improving Productivity, Climate Resilience and Nutrition in Drylands – Technologies and Approaches
  7. Inclusive Demand Driven Value Chains for the Drylands
  8. Integrating Gender Youth and Social Inclusion in Dryland Agri-Food Systems

You are welcome to associate with other colleague(s)/collaborator(s) from different countries to write the book chapter.

We very much hope that you should be able to accept our invitation by 5 February 2023 and share the full paper by 31 March 2023.

Instructions for the authors for developing full paper/Book Chapter 

  • Chapter should be about 30-40 pages (Times New Roman, font 11, 1.5 spacing)
  • Chapter should be written in Microsoft Word
  • Figures should be provided as separate files, not embedded in the manuscript. Acceptable file types for artwork include .jpg, and .tif
  • Equations, tables, and/or text boxes should be embedded in the text, not uploaded as separate files
  • Chapter should have defined structure such as Abstract, Background, Detailed Content, Challenges and Opportunities. Springer Nature reference style needs to be followed.

Please watch this space for more updates.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Supported by

Our partners

Organized by


Co organizers



Jacqueline Hughes
Director General

Conference Chair

Arvind Kumar
Deputy Director General – Research


Victor Afari-Sefa (Conference Secretariat)
International Conference on Innovations to Transform Drylands
ICRISAT, Patancheru, Hyderabad,
Telangana, India, 502324
Email : icrisatic50@cgiar.org

Professional Conference Organizer (PCO)
Thirupathi Atkapuram, CEM
Director, PCO Meety Events Private Limited