February 28, 2017 07:00 - March 02, 2017 19:00
Hill Valley Hotel, Sierra Leone
Presented By: ECHO West Africa

Event Rescheduled!

We are excited to announce that the first ECHO Sierra Leone Forum has a new date in February.

We are pleased to inform you that ECHO is organizing a forum on sustainable agriculture in Freetown.

This ECHO forum aims the bring knowledge and to strengthen networking for the benefit of people fighting against hunger, poverty and those serving the poor in Africa trough agriculture and appropriate technologies. Plenary sessions will be conducted during three mornings by persons of high knowledge from Sierra Leone and from the West African region and will be followed by workshops in the afternoon. Here are some of the important and interesting topics that will be discussed during this time of learning: Moringa production and uses, value addition on Cassava, Farming God’s Way, business planning for small scale farmers, village saving and loan association etc. The discussion groups will be led by regional agriculture officials and experts including yourself if you would like to share anything during the forum.

Check in: February 27, 2017
Training: February 28 - March 2, 2017
Post-Forum Tour: March 3, 2017 (optional)

Register Here
Register Before:

February 24, 2017 23:59


Event Contact:

Noemi Kapi KARA (knoemi@echonet.org)

Phone: +226 25370054/73679902

Event Details

Location

Hill Valley Hotel

34 Signal Hill Road Freetown, Sierra Leone

Language

English is the only language to be used in all the plenary sessions and during the afternoon workshops as well.

Cost

The cost of attending this ECHO West Africa Networking forum is USD 100 (L 600 000) per person.

Forum fees covers:

  • All meetings and information packet
  • Daily lunch
  • Coffee break
  • Any travel needed for workshop during the forum

There are some hotels, guest houses and housing arrangement also available nearby the Hotel, you can choose any of these places but note that ECHO will not take care of your transportation.

Payment Options

You can pay by credit card during the online registration or choose Bill Me to pay your conference fee on the day of your arrival.

Lodging

Please note: Lodging is not included in your conference registration fees.

Available Lodging Options:

Hill Valley Hotel – 34 Signal Hill Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tel: + 232 76 610 439/ +232 99 650 707

E-mail: hillvalleymgmt@gmail.com

Web site: www.hillvalleyhotel.com

There are some hotels, guest houses and housing arrangement also available nearby the Hotel, you can choose any of these places but note that ECHO will not take care of your transportation.

Food

Lunch and coffee breaks will be provided with your conference registration. All other meals are on your own.

Additional Opportunities

Post Forum Tours

Post forum tours, to be offered on the 3rd of March 2017 are currently being explored and further information will be communicated. Our hope is to offer excellent instances of sustainable agriculture, appropriate technology and to reach out to the poor through these tours. Forum participants will be asked to sign up for their preferences during check in on 21st of November 2016.

 

Additional Information

Afternoon workshops and evening presentations

ECHO forums take into consideration the opportunities generated by networking. What means that you, participants are the most important resource. In that view, please feel free to suggest topics for practical presentation during the afternoon sessions. In the course of other ECHO conferences around the world, some participants have discussed projects that have worked fine, possible good ideas for project, reasons of project failure, promising plants and how to integrate agricultural work with church activities.

Additional Contact Information

Evangelical fellowship of Sierra Leone (EFSL)
Local partner in charge of the forum organization

  • Gadiru Bassie
  • Tel: +232 76918449
  • gadiruo7bassie@yahoo.com

ECHO West Africa