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THE CONFERENCE

Haramaya University, Department of Statistics will host the first international conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture from 25-27 March 2016. The conference is mainly intended to promote national and international exchange of statistical issues in agriculture among Statisticians, members of communities working in agricultural growth and development, practitioners in academia, and research institutions, and other stakeholders. It is expected to attract some 150-200 delegates over three days from these communities.

The conference will showcase the breadth and highlight the extraordinary opportunities for statisticians and agricultural researchers. It gives opportunity to discuss ideas and advancements in the application of statistics in agricultural fields. Beside these, the conference is expected to provide a worldwide experience for the local researchers, academicians and practitioners.

Agricultural Research papers that have employed Statistical methods such as Agricultural Survey Methods, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Time Series Modeling, Spatial and Spatiotemporal Modeling, Multilevel Modeling, Bayesian Modeling, Simulation and Modeling and Generalized Linear Models will be presented in the conference.

Major Items on the Agenda of the Conference

Keynote Speech Presentation

Distinguished professors from both Communities: Statistics and Agriculture will address the application of Statistics in Agriculture and the importance of such conference for these communities.

Plenary Discussion

Reviewed of articles on “Applied Statistics in Agricultural Research; in Ethiopian Context” will be presented and discussed at general audience.

Public Lectures

Free public lectures which are intended at a general audience will be delivered on

Mixed Models Using SAS by Professor Temesgen Zewtier (KwaZulu-Natal University, South Africa)

Teaching Statistics for Agricultural Scientists by Professor Dellia North (KwaZulu-Natal University)

Optimal Design for Linear Mixed Models by Professor Legesse Kassa Dabosho (University of Pretoria, South Africa)

Research Paper Presentations

Papers that are submitted by the authors will be selected for presentation after peer reviewed by expertise in Statistics and Agriculture fields for.  All papers that are accepted for presentation will be published on ‘East African Journal of Science’.

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