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The 3rd Great African Rift Colloquium

Call for Abstracts

The GDR Rift is pleased to propose its 3rd Colloquium to be held in the East African Rift itself, in Narok, Kenya, from the 13th to the 17th of May 2024, hosted by the Maasaï Mara University. The colloquium is open to all researchers, students and staff who wish to address issues related to the Great Rift in an interdisciplinary approach. The symposium will focus on four main themes, but any other theme will be considered if relevant. For each theme, topics from the natural and social sciences are welcome.

Main scientific thematics

1. Cultural heritage, human and wildlife evolution as a contributor to biodiversity conservation in the Rift
2. Modeling and AI trends towards conservation of the Rift
3. Energy and resources paradigm in the Rift
4. Emerging challenges in human and other animal health in the Rift

Workshop training areas
In addition to the thematic sessions, oral presentations and posters that form the core of the colloquium, other sessions will be organised for the exchange of ideas and scientific collaboration :
 Pedagogical/teaching sessions on specific methods and technologies.
 Networking in an interdisciplinary approach.
 Developing research proposals and managing grants.4. Emerging challenges in human and other animal health in the Rift

Please complete the application form below (or download it from the GDR Rift website) and send it to :
You will receive a confirmation email as soon as your application has been submitted.
Submission : until 12th January 2024.
Selection of proposals : January, 26th.