INBAR has opened a call for registration to nationals from some of its African Member States to join the Regional Symposium in Ghana
INBAR is calling for registration for the ‘Regional Symposium in Ghana’, which will be held in the country from 20 -21 July 2021 (new date).
The main goal of the symposium is to foster the establishment of a vibrant bamboo economy, leverage investments and boost global bamboo trade in Africa by harnessing innovations and technologies that could transform bamboo into high-quality competitive market products.
At the Symposium, the following themes will be explored:
- Capitalising on bamboo’s emerging market
- Innovations and technologies for bamboo development
- Bamboo for eco-friendly living
- Mainstreaming bamboo into national development policy and programme
- Bamboo and Rattan Standards Development
Who can apply?
The symposium 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. In particular, the symposium encourages the participation of investors, private sector entrepreneurs, policymaker,
programme managers and civil society leaders and people with prospects and a strong commitment to bamboo development and trade.
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, passport info page, an abstract and updated CV by 27 June 2021 (new date) at 11:59 PM GMT (Ghana local time). If facing difficulties uploading your application, We recommend using Google Chrome Browser as we are using a free google form to collect the applications.
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.