FARA Essay Competition for African Students 2014

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa Agriculture Essay Competition (Win $1,000 and a Sponsored trip to South Africa)

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, Agriculture Essay Competition has announced this competition for applicants to Submit essay for a chance to win $1,000 and be hosted in South Africa with a representative of their  tertiary institution.

  In 2014, the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa will host a series of celebratory events to appreciate the efforts of forum members in strengthening African agricultural innovation. In line with this, we introduce the FARA Essay competition for students of agriculture programmes in African tertiary institutions.

  Applicants would be allowed to vote for their  own essay and share this URL with friends on their  social networks to get their votes. They  can vote more than once. Ten essays with the most votes will be shortlisted while the final selection will be made by FARA’s panel of experts.

NB: Selection of Winners would be on November 6

Topic: 

The Role of Agricultural Innovation in Creating Food Security in Africa

ELIGIBILITY

 Entrants must be full-time students in an African tertiary institution including Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education. This competition is not open to students of African origin studying outside the African continent.

Format: 500-word count

Entry: Free

Language: English or French

Age Eligibility: 15 to 30 years old

NB:To qualify, entrants are required to register via FARA’s Facebook page

Prizes
Prizes are to be awarded to the winning student and their educational institution – $1,000 to the student and an award for the school.Both the student and a representative of the school will be flown to South Africa for FARA’s celebratory event in November where the award will be presented.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should Submit their Esay here
and for more Enquiries. And information email :[email protected] or visit the official webpage  here

Deadline : October 30, 2014

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