Scholarly Research Excellence

ICAFRFSS 2018 : 20th International Conference on Applications in Food Research and Food Security Systems

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
November 5 - 6, 2018

Conference Code: 18NL11ICAFRFSS

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

ICAFRFSS 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Applications in Food Research and Food Security Systems. 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   September 14, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   September 28, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   October 5, 2018
Conference Dates   November 5 - 6, 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) Use of Indian Food Mascot Design as an Advertising Tool in Maintaining and Growing the Brand Name
Preeti Yadav, Dandeswar Bisoyi, Debkumar Chakrabarti
2) 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
3) A Literature Review on Nutritional Supplements for the Treatment of Obesity
Monika Nuffer, Wesley Nuffer
4) The Role of Food Labeling on Consumers’ Buying Decision: Georgian Case
Nugzar Todua
5) Life Cycle-Based Analysis of Meat Production: Ecosystem Impacts
Michelle Zeyuan Ma, Hermann Heilmeier
6) Biodegradable Cellulose-Based Materials for the Use in Food Packaging
Azza A. Al-Ghamdi, Abir S. Abdel-Naby
7) Causes and Implications of Obesity in Urban School Going Children
Mohammad Amjad, Muhammad Iqbal Zafar, Ashfaq Ahmed Maan, Muhammad Tayyab Kashif
8) Effects of Different Dietary Crude Fiber Levels on the Growth Performance of Finishing Su-Shan Pigs
Li Bixia, Ren Shouwen, Fu Yanfeng, Tu Feng, Xiaoming Fang, Xueming Wang
9) Evaluation of Food Safety Management Systems of Food Service Establishments within the Greater Accra Region
Benjamin Osei-Tutu
10) 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
11) Dietary Habit and Anthropometric Status in Hypertensive Patients Compared to Normotensive Participants in the North of Iran
Marjan Mahdavi-Roshan, Arsalan Salari, Mahbobeh Gholipour
12) Promoting Community Food Security and Empowerment among Somali Bantu Refugees: A Case for Community Kitchen Gardens
Michelle D. Hand, Michelle L. Kaiser
13) Problems and Prospects of Agricultural Biotechnology in Nigeria’s Developing Economy
Samson Abayomi Olasoju, Olufemi Adekunle, Titilope Edun, Johnson Owoseni
14) Identifying Neighborhoods at Potential Risk of Food Insecurity in Rural British Columbia
Amirmohsen Behjat, Aleck Ostry, Christina Miewald, Bernie Pauly
15) Household Food Insecurity and Associated Coping Strategies in Urban, Peri-Urban and Rural Settings: A Case of Morogoro and Iringa Towns, Tanzania
U. Tumaini, J. Msuya

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