Frequently asked questions (FAQS)


i. How do I register?

To register for the Third Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture (3ACCA), click on the following link register and key in your details. Ensure all fields marked with an asterisk (*) are complete. Click on Register button and you will receive a confirmation email with your login details upon successful registration.

ii. Can I register and pay later?

Yes. You can register and opt to pay later. We encourage you to book your slot by paying well in advance before the congress commences on 5th June 2023 for logistical planning purposes.

iii. Can I register and participate if I am not submitting a paper?


iv. What does my registration fee cover?

Registration fee covers access to all congress sessions and events, condensed papers book and other conference materials, a free poster stand for reviewed and approved posters, morning and afternoon tea breaks, lunches and field visit costs only.

v. What is the cancellation policy on registration fee paid?

Registrants who are unable to attend may send a substitute delegate at no extra cost. However, should there be any cancellation you are requested to notify us by email via In case of cancellation the following conditions apply:

  1. Registrations cancelled more than 60 days before the event will be refunded 80% of the registration fees.
  2. Registrations cancelled less than 60 but more than 30 days before the event will be refunded 50% of the registration fees.
  3. Registration cancelled less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for a refund.


i. How do I upload a condensed paper?
All papers/ posters will be submitted online. The following steps should be followed in order to successfully upload a paper:
  1. Register for the congress using the link register. Ensure to tick ‘Yes’ against the option ‘Do you want to submit Papers / Posters?’
  2. Log in to your profile using the login credentials you entered.
  3. On the home page, select ‘Call for papers’ and click on ‘Upload Paper/Poster’.
  4. Follow the instructions for paper/poster upload.
ii. How long will it take for my paper to get reviewed?
After the submission deadline, we expect the reviewers to be through with all the papers within four weeks, thus you will be able to get the feedback at that time.
iii. Can I upload papers/posters if I have not registered?
No, you must first register and indicate that you intend to submit a paper in the registration form.
iv. Can I upload papers/posters if I have not paid?
Yes, once you have registered and indicated that you intend to submit a paper in the registration form, you will be able to submit a paper even without making the payment.
v. Can I upload more than one paper?
There is no limit on the number of papers one can submit. All papers submitted will be reviewed and appropriate communication or action provided to the authors.
vi. Should I send an abstract or the full paper at this stage?
You are required to submit a condensed paper as per the provided guidelines available on: 3ACCA Guidelines for condensed paper submission in English or 3ACCA Guidelines for condensed paper submission (French) in French.
vii. How can I confirm that my paper has been received by ACT?
Upon uploading your paper, you will receive an email confirmation.


i. Are there field visits?
ii. What is the charge for field Visits?
The cost is covered in your registration fee.
iii. How do I choose a field visit site?

Once the field visit site information is available, all registered delegates will receive an email prompt to select their preferred site.

After receiving email notification, please login to your profile using the credentials sent to your email during registration. Once logged in to your profile, choose the preferred field site as per information provided.


i. Where is the venue for the congress?

The Third Africa Congress on Conservation Agriculture (3ACCA) will be held in the Agronomic and Veterinary Institute (IAV Hassan II) Conference Room in Rabat and on the third day a field trip is planned at the INRA/ICARDA experimental station in Merchouch,Region of Rabat I. View on Google Maps.

ii. Is there accommodation at the congress venue?

To book the negotiated accommodation rates please contact below persons:

Hotel Chellah Helnan
Hotel Chellah Helnan

Single room - 780.00 MAD

Hotel Diwan
Hotel Diwan

Rooms - 1360.00 MAD & 1480.00 MAD

Other Hotels
Hotel Address Booking contact Rates in BB in Dhs HT
Majlis Hotel city center - Single room: 800.00
Ibis Hotel Agdal - Single: 810.00
Double: 904
Mercury Shahrazad Hassan - Single: 833.20
Double: 966.40
Hotel Texuda Ocean - Single: 500.00 (28 rooms)
Twin: 600.00 (12 rooms)
Triple: 700.00 (04 rooms)
Following: 1000.00 (04 rooms)
iii. How do I get to the congress venue from the airport?
  • Taxi

    In Morocco, there are two types of taxis: share taxis commonly called “Grand Taxi” and the taxicab or “Petit taxi”. To benefit from a cheap transfer, two solutions are available: share taxis or the services of taxicabs online. Share taxis follow fixed routes at a low fixed rate; so for a trip in a large or small taxi, it is advisable to seek information at the station of your chosen destination.

  • Trolley cars

    The tramway connects the city centers of Rabat and Salé on a length of 20 km and over 31 stops and connects the main centers of activity: administrative centers, universities, hospitals, railway, and bus stations. Tramway web portal

  • Buses/ Trains

    For longer distances, the bus or train is a mode of transport that complements the tram or taxi solutions. To get from the airport to the city center Rabat:

    • by taxi for 200 Dh (MAD) about 20 euros (21 US dollars).
    • by airport bus shuttle: Express bus shuttle from the airport to the central train station Rabat City and also to the train station Rabat Agdal (the TGV station in Rabat, TGV=highspeed train), priced at 25 dhs (MAD), about 2,50 euros, Operated by the company "Alsa-City-Bus", Scheduled every 1 hour.
    • by private shuttle: Private shuttle from the airport to Rabat center, priced between 300 and 500 dhs (MAD), about 30 and 50 euros.
    • by local bus: Line No. 2, but you have to walk outside, out of the airport, 5 minutes walk to the bus station next to the supermarket ATACADAO Bus ticket price is 5 dhs (MAD) about 0, 50 euros.


i. Where can I exhibit my products?
There will be exhibition booths provided at the congress venue for those who have made reservations. Please indicate that you require a booth(s) on the online registration form.
ii. What is the size of the exhibition booth?
The exhibition booth includes: 3m x 3m space, 1 table, 2 chairs, 1 power outlet and 2 spotlights


i. Can I get full/partial sponsorship?
Kindly note that there are very limited opportunities for sponsorship and these are reserved for keynote speakers, and a few thematic case study writers whose papers will be approved as being among the best.
ii. Our organization would like to partner and sponsor the event, what sponsorship and benefits categories are available?
Kindly refer to the table in the next page for sponsorship levels and associated benefits:
3ACCA sponsorship levels and associated benefits

click here to view the sponsorship brochure


Where can I get more information on the Morocco legal, safety and regulatory requirements? The requirements for the Republic of Morocco visitor’s visas differ from country to country. Please visit the link below for details:

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