‘NEXSUM2024’ Special Issue on

“Interconnected Approaches for Sustainable Nexus Solutions in Food Safety and Crop Quality”

 Guest editors

Professor, Dr. Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Associate Professor, Dr. Ahmad Rajaei, Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran.

The focus of the special issue

To address the complex challenges at the intersection of environmental sustainability, food safety, and crop quality, the special issue aims to explore interconnected approaches and innovative solutions. Emphasizing the nexus thinking inherent in the conference themes, we seek contributions that integrate perspectives from sustainable agriculture, food security, and environmental conservation. The goal is to advance knowledge and strategies that enhance the safety of crops and foods within the context of broader sustainability considerations.

We invite researchers to contribute their research papers related to the topics, but not limited to:

  1. Integrated approaches to sustainable agriculture and food systems
  2. Novel technologies for ensuring food safety and crop quality
  3. Biodiversity conservation and its impact on crop quality
  4. Climate-smart agriculture for sustainable food production
  5. Circular economy applications in the food and crop industry
  6. Water resources management for crop quality and food safety
  7. Sustainable energy systems in agriculture
  8. Strategies for carbon neutrality in food production
  9. Innovative waste management in the agri-food sector
  10. Policy frameworks promoting sustainable practices


Submission of manuscript opens:                                                           July 1, 2024

Deadline for manuscript submission:                                                   December 31, 2024

Submission guidelines:

The journal's Guide for Authors on how to prepare a paper is available at: https://qascf.com/index.php/qas/guidelines

A total of 10 papers will be accepted for this special issue, with full waivers granted for 5 submissions and a 70% discount voucher applicable to the remaining 5 submissions in APC.

Papers must be submitted electronically via https://mc03.manuscriptcentral.com/qascf

To ensure that all manuscripts are correctly identified for inclusion in the special issue, it is important to select Section “Nexus Summit: Sustainability in a Changing World (NEXSUM2024)”.

Any inquiries regarding the content of papers should be submitted to:

  1. Dr. Mirza Hasanuzzaman: [email protected]
  2. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Rajaei: [email protected]