International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation

International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation

Join the Ghana Bamboo Study Tour

INBAR News
28 Mar 2021

INBAR has opened a call for registration to nationals from its African Member States to join the Ghana Bamboo Study Tour

INBAR is calling for registration for the ‘Bamboo Study Tour Ghana’, which will be held in the country from 27-29 April 2021.

The objective of the study is to facilitate technology transfer and leverage increased investment in bamboo sector development in all INBAR African Member States and to share the successful experiences and achievements in bamboo development in Ghana.

Who can apply?

The study tour is opened to nationals from Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda and that are 18 years old or older.

We are particularly interested in persons working or strongly committed to bamboo and rattan development in the respective countries especially, investors, private sector entrepreneurs, farmers, policymaker, programme managers and civil society leaders.

All applicants are expected to speak and write in the English language. Read all the details in the call for registration here.

How to Apply?

After reading all the details in the call for registration, submit the online application here by 10 April 2021 at 11:59 PM GMT (Ghana local time).

What is included?

The study tour offers limited financial sponsorship covering round-trip economic flight ticket, accommodation, cratering, per diem and transportation within Ghana, However, we welcome participants who can self-fund their participation or be supported by their institutions.

All selected participants are expected to cover the cost for their visa application and COVID-19 test in their respective countries.

This study opportunity is part of the China-IFAD funded South-South Triangular Cooperation facility, an initiative that aims to enhance the impact of the programme by transferring solutions, knowledge, skills and technologies both within Africa and from China to target African countries. The facility is part of the Inter-Africa Bamboo Smallholder Farmers Livelihood Development Programme in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana and Madagascar that was launched in 2019 and with financial support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

Call for Registration

Online Application