2013 International Climate Change and Population Conference on Africa (CCPOP-Ghana2013)

2013 International Climate Change and Population Conference on Africa (CCPOP-Ghana2013)

5 March, 2013

2ND INTERNATIONAL AND POPULATION FROM 3RD – 7TH JUNE, 2013, ACCRA,

FINAL CALL FOR ABSTRACTS, EARLY REGISTRATION AND SPECIAL CALLS

The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS), University of Ghana, Legon-Accra is pleased to Invite you to Submit an Abstract for Oral and Poster Presentations, for the 2013 International Climate Change and Population Conference on Africa (CCPOP-Ghana2013)

Theme: “Climate Change Risks and Development at Crossroads – Sharing Lessons”
Host: Regional Institute for Population Studies
Venue: University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: 15th March 2013
General Enquiries: ccpop-ghana2013@ug.edu.gh
Exhibitors and Sponsors: .ccpop-ghana2013@ug.edu.gh
For More Information: Visit www.ug.edu.gh/ccpop-ghana2013

SPECIAL CALL FOR SESSIONS ON POPULATION
For those wishing to submit abstracts under the following sub-themes on Population, Please follow Instructions below the sub-themes or email chair.ccpop-ghana2013@ug.edu.gh for further information

A Population Dynamics and Population Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa
– Fertility transition.
– Child mortality.
– Maternal mortality.
– Child and nutritional status.
– Population policy – Achievement, challenges and prospects.
– Migration and development policy.

B Population and Human Development
– Population, urbanization and human wellbeing.
– Urbanization and housing.
– Population growth.
– Urbanization and sanitation.
– Urbanization and human development policy.

Follow Guidelines Below on How to Submit Abstract for Population Sessions
Submission Deadline: 30th April 2013 to chair.ccpop-ghana2013@ug.edu.gh and dbadasu@ug.edu.gh

– Abstracts will be accepted from projects, policy and development processes, evaluations, as well as research
– Abstracts should be concise and lessons oriented and should not keep readers in suspense.
– Thus, it should not contain literature citations, much data, or meaningless clauses such as “We discuss results” or “We summarize implications” , “… will be discussed, or will be presented or will be shown”
– The precise climate and development issue or problem or hypothesis must be clearly defined at the beginning of abstract
– Information used can have a global perspective but with meaning for theme of conference and also for Africa.
– The abstract should have a precise title (15 words max) and self explanatory.
– Abstract must be grammatically correct, with well structured information accompanied by clear outcomes followed by a logical conclusion
– The conclusion should highlight contributions to bridging the gaps amongst various stakeholders especial the private and government sectors, and between research and policy
– The results should demonstrate high level of innovation in its implication for policy issues and climate adaptation
– Abstracts with lessons and highest orientation towards adapting to climate change in Africa most preferred
– The main text of abstracts must not exceed 300 words or 2,000 characters and written in simple, clear and non-technical language.

Enquiries: ccpop-ghana2013@ug.edu.gh
Website: http://www.ug.edu.gh/ccpop-ghana2013/

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