15th Annual Research Forum (ARF) Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association

15th Annual Research Forum (ARF) 

Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association 

Theme: Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery in Sri Lanka 

Date: 29th April 2022 

Venue: Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka (Hybrid Event) 

Guidelines for Submission  

Authors may submit an abstract of 300-350 words together with an extended abstract of  800-1000 words (two documents). Extended abstract will be used for the selection  purpose and the abstract will be published online in ARF abstract booklet.  


  1. a) Abstract should be in 300 – 350 word limit  
  2. b) Paper size and Orientation: A4 (210 x 297 mm), Portrait  
  3. c) Margins: 25 mm, all margins  
  4. d) Font: Times New Roman, 12 point, double spacing.  
  5. e) Key words: Five (05) keywords that are not in the title, arranged in alphabetical order  f) File format: MS word, Name the attachment; ”YourLastName_Abstract.docx” .  g) Submission: email: saeassociation@gmail.com  

Subject line: “Submission to 14th ARF: YourLastName” 

Extended abstract  

  1. a) Extended abstract should be in 800 -1000-word limit  
  2. b) Should consist of: Title, introduction with objectives, methodology/methods, findings,  conclusions, and few key references in APA format.  
  3. c) Figures, images, and tables can be included if necessary  
  4. d) Font and formatting are similar to the guidelines for the „abstract‟.  h) Submission: Name the file: “YourLastName_ExtAbstract.docx”. Should be submitted  along with the abstract. 

Author information  

  1. a) Name(s) of author(s): Names of authors with initials is required. Corresponding  author/principal author has to be marked with an asterisk. Order of author may be any.  
  2. b) Affiliation of author(s): For all authors, address (es) of the affiliated institute(s) and  email address of each author are essential. Those should be included with superscripts and  just below the authors list.  
  3. c) Author information should be placed in both „abstract‟ and „extended abstract‟ after the  title  

Important Dates 

Abstracts submission: by 20th March 2022 

Communication to Authors: by 3rd April 2022 

Submission of Final Version: by 12th April 2022 

SAEA 15th ARF: 29th April 2022 

Contact details: 

email: saeassociation@gmail.com 

Dr. Sampath Dharmadasa (President/SAEA) – 071 4964876 

Dr. Shashika Rathnayaka (Secretary/SAEA) – 070 3884533 

For more details, please visit our website https://saea.lk/

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