C-ICADI 2020

5th Covenant-International Conference on
African Development Issues (C-ICADI) 2020

(A Virtual Conference)

Date: September 24 - 25, 2020


C-ICADI is a unique platform dedicated to Africa’s renaissance, value enhancement and transformational development.

Bringing together leaders, policymakers and key players in governments, the industry, academia, private sector, financial institutions, international agencies, and organisations to deliberate and proffer solutions to the multifaceted challenges confronting the African continent.

On behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University and the entire Local Organising Committee, we welcome you to join us virtually at this special 5th edition, C-ICADI 2020

Theme: “Right Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Sustainable Development Solutions for the Africa we Want.”

FEATURING meaningful knowledge exchange and learning experience through:

  • • Keynote presentation
  • • Lead presentations
  • • Panel session
  • • Flash Case Study & Iteration
  • • Technical/Scientific Session
  • • Professional Networking amongst others.


  • • Strategies towards Building a Robust Economic Base for the Africa we want
  • • Innovations in Higher Education: Programmes, Services, Technology and Funding
  • • Democratizing Education for the Africa We Want
  • • Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: Redesigning the Curriculum
  • • Women and Youth Empowerment: Right Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the Africa we want.
  • • Sustainable Solutions Towards Positioning Africa for the New Global Economy
  • • Innovative Agriculture: Reshaping Food Chain, Retail, Marketing and Procurement
  • • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Smart Cities
  • • Sustainable Quality Improvement in Africa Health Care System
  • • Youth Leadership and Governance for a New African Landscape
  • • Digital Technologies for the New African Economy
  • • Green Energy and Technology"

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Dear and Esteemed Colleagues, we invite you to participate in the fifth (5th) Covenant-International Conference on African Development Issues (C-ICADI) 2020 scheduled to come up between September 24–25, 2020. The C-ICADI series is organized bi-annually to gather all experts and key players in discussing developmental issues that we face in Africa with the view to solving those issues and to support Africa’s development. The Programme Sub-committee invites papers from researchers and practitioners addressing African Development issues as it pertains to addressing the Challenge of Leadership in the African Continent in securing the future of Africa for sustainable development.

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Important Dates:

  • Late Submission of Abstract / Paper: September 11, 2020
  • Notification of Acceptance: On-going

Conference Fee:

  • Students - ₦5,000
  • Others - ₦10,000
  • Foreign - $50