November is a special month for The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) as they Celebrate FARA in a series of events at Birch Wood Hotel Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 – 28 November 2014.
The theme is: Delivering Africa’s Future Through Science-led Agricultural Transformation.
They have designed several online activities so you can participate in the celebrations. Here’s how you can get involved:
1. Join the #CelebrateFARA poster campaign
a. Download the #CelebrateFARA poster here
b. Take a photograph of yourself holding the poster
c. Email the photograph to them at firstname.lastname@example.org or post on your social networks using the hashtag #CelebrateFARA.
3. Donate your display image/name on BlackBerry Messenger, WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook etc.
a. Download and use the #CelebrateFARA image as your display image here and add #CelebrateFARA to your name during the entire week of November 24 – 28, 2014
4. Sign up for the #CelebrateFARA Thunderclap
5. Learn more and attend the Celebrate FARA events
Please click here to learn more about Celebrate FARA and to register for the events.
6. Goodwill Messages
Leave a goodwill message for FARA here
The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is the apex continental organization responsible for coordinating and advocating for agricultural research for development (AR4D). FARA serves as the technical arm of the Africa Union Commission on matters concerning agriculture science, technology and innovation.