Invitation to ECHO East Africa Biannual Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies
12th - 14th February, 2019 in Arusha, Tanzania
Greetings! You are cordially invited to join us for the 5th ECHO East Africa Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies 2019. We hope that you will make time to gather with us at this very important and effective meeting. It will be a valuable time of learning, information sharing and networking for those working and serving in the East Africa Region. This symposium will be held at the Naura Springs Hotel in Arusha. Those who register before 1 January 2019 receive a $30 discount! Please see more information in the official invitation copied below, and check the registration page for information about additional lodging options in Arusha.
ECHO East Africa Symposium
February 12th - 14th, 2017
11th February Check-in and Fellowship
12th -14th February Meeting Days
15th February Check-out and Optional Post Symposium Tours
Naura Springs Hotel
Use the following link to register: ECHO East Africa Symposium Registration
The ECHO Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers will be followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional agricultural development workers and experts. Topics are currently being discussed for the event.
Potential topics and speakers for the sessions will include presenters from East Africa!
Climate-smart Agriculture within different agri-food systems
Innovation in Farming Practices and Techniques
Good Development Practices
Scaling up, and use of social / mass media
The cost of attending the East Africa Symposium has not increased: $200 USD equivalent per person if paid by December 31, 2018. The cost after January 1, 2019 is $230 USD equivalent which covers three mid-day meals, morning and afternoon teas, a banquet on the closing evening, and all materials.. Please note that spouses of a paying delegate will only be charged $100 USD equivalent. Payment may be made online in advance, OR at the door on the 11th February in the afternoon or 12th February in the morning. If you wish to pay at the door, check the box ‘Bill Me Later’ while registering.
Advance pre-registration deadline for discount is December 31st, 2018. After this date, if there are still openings, you may register online or at the door for the higher fee.
Speaker Interest? If you are interested in being a presenter at the ECHO East Africa Symposium, please fill out this form. If selected, you may receive a full or partial waiver of the registration fee to the symposium.
Please do not hesitate to contact me for more information if needed. We look forward to seeing you!
Erwin Kinsey, Director ZWtpbnNleSB8IGVjaG9uZXQgISBvcmc=
Sophia Kasubi, Executive Assistant c2thc3ViaSB8IGVjaG9uZXQgISBvcmc=
ECHO East Africa Impact Center
+255754480184 / +255684494187 (Kinsey)