Wednesday, 22 October 2014

You want to know more about the role of agricultural innovation in creating food security in Africa?

"Agricultural innovation lies at the heart of striking the opportunity lying between agriculture’s demand-side incentives and supply-side constraints. Innovation is a subject of great importance because it stimulates sustainable growth in a highly competitive market"

A snapshot of the Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa (FARA) website

Hi guys!

The Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa, FARA just launched an essay writing competition for young agriculture academics. I have submitted my essay and our essays are in the public evaluation stage where we need to mobilize many votes through Facebook. If you are on Facebook, please help me win. My essay gives a clear picture why "innovation" should Africa's priority in a dynamically changing world, marred by its challenges but full of its unique opportunities. Regardless of being food insecure and suffering from supply-side constraints, Africa has demand-side incentives for agriculture. It however takes the eyes and guts of innovators to realize the gold lying between these two "rocks".

To read and vote for my essay click on this link:
It will take you to my essay on the FARA facebook page.
At the end of my essay u will find a box to vote, just click in that box and cast your vote!

The main link to the FARA facebook page is right here:
You can also search for my essay by going through the essays on the page, but if we are friends on Facebook, just click the button that says "friends" and my essay will appear.

Remember you have one vote to use "everyday" to vote for your favorite essay! 
Also remember you can share this with your friends and encourage them to vote as well.

Many thanks!

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