Call for Papers

All those interested in presenting platform and poster presentations as well as research proposal posters are invited to submit abstracts for consideration. In addition, the Congress will host special sessions and workshops - if you would like to submit a proposal for a session or workshop, please do so as soon as possible.

All delegates are encouraged to submit contributions to the African Journal of Range and Forage Science, internationally recognised and peer-reviewed journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa. Remember that page charges for all papers published by members of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa will be FREE OF CHARGE!!

The following documents will be useful guides:

  • GSSAAbstractSubmissionGuidelines
  • GSSAPresentationGuidelines
  • GSSASpecialSessionsAJRFS
These can be accessed by emailing a request to

Author Guidelines

Please use the following format when sending in your abstracts:
• Spacing: single
• Font: 12pt Times New Roman
• Margins: 20mm all round
• Length: not more then 500 words

Excessively brief abstracts make it difficult to judge whether a paper is suitable for a platform or poster presentation.

If longer submissions are received, the Scientific Committee will either send it back for revision, or will edit it to reduce its length.

Submissions for this conference were closed on 2016-06-30.