Tuesday, August 17, 2010

More Share Fairs around the corner

The first Share Fair (January 2009) was organized to raise awareness about innovative knowledge sharing practices as well to enable colleagues in Rome-based agencies to showcase, recreate and invent ways to share knowledge and improve access to it.

Since the first event, several Share Fairs have taken place in different parts of the world. Here is a list of all the events we organized to date:
Several events were also organized in affiliation with us. These include, but are not limited to:
In the remaining months of this year, two similar events are going to be organized.

The first one, is an Inter-Agency Fair organized by the United Nations Development Group. The event will take place in Vienna from 28 - 30 September 2010. This event will focus on " Policy Advice vs. Implementation: how to find the right positioning for UN development activities at the country level?"

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/bzhwZo

The second Share Fair will take place at ILRI Campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The event will take place from 18 - 21 October 2010 and will showcase innovative approaches to knowledge sharing and provide platforms and spaces where these innovations can be shared, spilling over to other regions and countries through partnerships and joint ventures. The subject areas covered are agriculture and climate change, agriculture and water, livestock and fisheries, and land.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/sharefairaddis

To learn more about the Share Fair and how it is organized, visit: http://bit.ly/aboutShareFair

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