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Call for Papers: Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (JESD)

Special Issue on “Towards Net Zero Emissions: The Role of Clean Energy in Africa”


The Green Finance Concept has emerged as one of the pathways to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs,) realise the Paris Climate Accord and a move towards the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 (The Africa We Want). It also provides financial services for environmental protection initiatives such as energy conservation, clean transportation, green buildings, environmental education, and green technologies, with the goal of reducing pollution, conserving natural resources, and promoting sustainable development.

This 4th Sustainability Development Conference on Green Finance aims to bring together policymakers, academicians, and industrial experts, amongst others, to explore and discuss the hopes, realities and dilemmas in green financing in our unique context as a developingeconomy.

We invite submissions for oral and poster presentations under the following thematic areas:

  • Green Technologies and Clean Energy
  • Green Building, and Environmental Policy and Legislation
  • Green and Circular Economy
  • Environmental Education and Awareness
  • Ecosystems and Eco-friendly Industries
  • Social Inclusion and Green Financing
  • Climate Change and Public Health Related Issues

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Please submit your abstract of not more than 250 words and a maximum of 5 keywords to

Important Dates

31st July 2024             Deadline for submission of abstracts

7th August 2024         Notification of decision on abstracts

23rd August 2024       Submission of full paper for conference proceedings

2nd September 2024   Submission of revised papers


Registration starts –                 22nd July, 2024

Registration ends –                  23rd August, 2024

Conference Fee

Delegate –                                              GHC 1000

Postgraduate delegate –                        GHC 500

Undergraduate delegate –                     GHC 100

International delegate –                          US$150

Accommodation is not included in the conference fee. Information on preferential rates provided by local hotels will be advertised on the conference website in due course

Conference Venue: University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD) (Auditorium, Multipurpose Building, Somanya, Eastern Region, Ghana)

For enquiries, please contact: +233 24 333 1041