International workshop
and conference on
Enset and its Agri-system

10-11 February 2020 , Wolkite University, Wolkite

About The Event

About The Event

International workshop and conference:Research on Enset and its Agri-system.Highlighting the outcomes and impact of research undertaken by the GCRF Enset, Enset IFLIP and Enset Agri-systems project partners and collaborators funded by BBSRC-GCRF.

Where

Wolkite University, Wolkite

When

Monday to Tuesday
10-11 February 2020

Event Speakers

Here are some of our speakers

Teshome Yitbarek(PhD)

Teshome Yitbarek(PhD)

Natural Resources and Management - Research Director

Sisay Shewamare (PhD)

Sisay Shewamare (PhD)

Academic Affairs Vice President and Research and Community service Vice President

Aklok  Zewde

Aklok Zewde

Plant science - Lecturer

Participant

Participant

Participant Details

Dejene Ayele(Prof)

Dejene Ayele(Prof)

Dejene Ayele(Prof) Wolkite University President

Sebsibe Demissew(Prof)

Sebsibe Demissew(Prof)

Sebsibe Demissew(Prof) Adiss Ababa University

Paul Wilkin(PhD)

Paul Wilkin(PhD)

Dr. Paul Wilkin (Kew)

Tsige GebreMariam(Prof)

Tsige GebreMariam(Prof)

Tsige GebreMariam(Prof)

Pat Heslop Harrison (Phd)

Pat Heslop Harrison (Phd)

Pat Heslop Harrison (Phd) Pat Heslop Harrison (Leicester Uni.)

Tsedeke Abate(Phd)

Tsedeke Abate(Phd)

Tsedeke Abate(Phd)

Kindie Tesfaye(PhD)

Kindie Tesfaye(PhD)

Kindie Tesfaye(PhD)

James Borrell(PhD)

James Borrell(PhD)

James Borrell(PhD)

Admas Birhanu

Admas Birhanu

Admas Birhanu

Getnet Almaw (PhD)

Getnet Almaw (PhD)

Dr. Getnet Almaw (EARCS)

Zerihun Yemataw (PhD)

Zerihun Yemataw (PhD)

Dr. Zerihun Yemataw (SARI)

Dr. Endale

Dr. Endale

Dr. Endale

Dr. Mekuria

Dr. Mekuria

Dr. Mekuria

Dr. Zerihun

Dr. Zerihun

Dr. Zerihun

Dr. Wondawek (HU)

Dr. Wondawek (HU)

Dr. Wondawek (HU)

Researchers (WKU)

Researchers (WKU)

Researchers (WKU)

Dr. Endale G

Dr. Endale G

Dr. Endale G

CSA (Biratu Yigezu)

CSA (Biratu Yigezu)

CSA (Biratu Yigezu)

Dr Berhane G/kidan

Dr Berhane G/kidan

Dr Berhane G/kidan

Agriculture Bureau  ( Regional/ Zonal Head)

Agriculture Bureau ( Regional/ Zonal Head)

Agriculture Bureau ( Regional/ Zonal Head)

Dr. Addisalem/Ashenafi

Dr. Addisalem/Ashenafi

Dr. Addisalem/Ashenafi

Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule

Our Schedule.

Aklok  Zewde

Registration Aklok Zewde

Registration

Admas Birhanu

Program introduction Admas Birhanu

Program introduction

Dejene Ayele(Prof)

Opening remarks Dejene Ayele(Prof)

Opening remarks

Participant

Introduction of Participants Participant

Introduction of Participants

Sebsibe Demissew(Prof)

Synthesis of outputs from previous workshops of Enset and agri-systems projects Sebsibe Demissew(Prof)

Synthesis of outputs from previous workshops of Enset and agri-systems projects

Paul Wilkin(PhD)

Outputs and progress in GCRF-Enset and IFLIP-Enset projects Paul Wilkin(PhD)

Outputs and progress in GCRF-Enset and IFLIP-Enset projects

Sisay Shewamare (PhD)

Welcome speech Sisay Shewamare (PhD)

Welcome speech

James Borrell(PhD)

Progress with Enset agri- system projects James Borrell(PhD)

Progress with Enset agri- system projects

Getnet Almaw (PhD)

Key note presentation Getnet Almaw (PhD)

Enset and Its Agri-system

Tsige GebreMariam(Prof)

Key note presentation Tsige GebreMariam(Prof)

The role of Enset as a Medicinal crop(An aspect of Ethiopian Agri-systems)

Tsedeke Abate(Phd)

Key note presentation Tsedeke Abate(Phd)

An aspect of Ethiopian Agri-system

Health Break

Health Break

Pat Heslop Harrison (Phd)

Enset Genomics and the potential for genome-assisted breeding: outputs from the GCRF Enset project Pat Heslop Harrison (Phd)

Enset Genomics and the potential for genome-assisted breeding: outputs from the GCRF Enset project

Zerihun Yemataw (PhD)

Current challenges, achievements and opportunities of Enset research in Ethiopia Zerihun Yemataw (PhD)

Current challenges, achievements and opportunities of Enset research in Ethiopia

Questions and discussion

Questions and discussion

Lunch

Lunch

Panel Discussion:

What are the 1) key current developments and 2) future needs in research on Enset and its agrisystem for a) food security and other ecosystem services, b) economic innovation and value chains, c) resilience to climate change, stress, pests and pathogens, d) nutrition and health ----BY Prof. Sebsebe,Dr. Endale, Dr. Mekuria, Dr. Zerihun, Dr. Paul, Dr. Kindie and all from the floor

Conclusions from discussion and recording a summary of potential research projects

Conclusions from discussion and recording a summary of potential research projects -- BYr Dr. Wendawek Abebe and Dr. Paul Wilkin

Health Break

Admas Birhanu

Current Enset research at WKU Admas Birhanu

Current Enset research at WKU

Dr. Wondawek (HU)

Current Enset researchn HU Dr. Wondawek (HU)

Researchers (WKU)

Poster presentation Researchers (WKU)

Poster presentation

Cocktail reception

Late comer registration

Dr. Endale

Enset GMO and current food security strategies in Eth Dr. Endale

CSA (Biratu Yigezu)

Enset Economic Valuation CSA (Biratu Yigezu)

Dr Berhane G/kidan

An aspect of Ethiopian Agri-system Dr Berhane G/kidan

Questions and discussion

Health Break/ poster presentation

Agriculture Bureau  ( Regional/ Zonal Head)

Current challenges and opportunities of Enset in Ethiopian farmers Agriculture Bureau ( Regional/ Zonal Head)

James Borrell(PhD)

GCRF IFLIP project Enset mobile phone app launch and feedback James Borrell(PhD)

Questions and Discussion

Kindie Tesfaye(PhD)

Wrap up session and The way forward Kindie Tesfaye(PhD)

Closing remark---BY Prof. Sebsebe Demissew & Dr. Paul Wilkin

Lunch

Dr. Addisalem/Ashenafi

Field visit to Yeferezay site/ Enset cultural processing Dr. Addisalem/Ashenafi

Dinner, Recognition and Certificate

Event Venue

Event venue location info and gallery

Desalegn Lodge

Combining the personality and vision of a local and an independent hotel with the reliability, consistency and attentive service of a major business hotel, Desalegn Hotel keen on redefining the upscale hotel experience while becoming the most successful hotel brand in Addis Ababa.

Hotels

Here are some nearby hotels

Desalegn Lodge

Desalegn Lodge

0.4 Mile from the Venue

Yejoka

Yejoka

0.5 Mile from the Venue

Soressa Hotel

Soressa Hotel

0.6 Mile from the Venue

Sponsors and Partners

F.A.Q

  • Enset (Ensete ventricosum) is a member of the same botanical family as the banana, but unlike its cousin it’s not grown for its fruit. The main edible parts of the enset plant are the starchy rhizome and pseudostem.

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Sponsorship opportunities

The conference will be attended by the industry practitioners, researchers, academicians and NGOs from various parts of the globe. The conference is expected to have more than 100 delegates representing well over 100 Companies/NGOs/Consultants/Institutions/Universities from various parts of the globe. This will be an ideal platform to showcase your offerings, initiatives and solutions to an effective target audience at one place. Do not miss the opportunity to be part of this unique event, it will be fun and you and your organization will be affiliated to a high quality conference, a way to approach development that is both updated and achievable, attracting a crowd more diverse and devoted than any usual conference. For organizations interested in funding this event, we have a wide array of sponsorship opportunities to suit your need of visibility and budget. Funding opportunities include (not limited) to sponsoring the conference dinner, lunches, refreshments or the conference proceedings. The Conference is inviting the sponsorships under following categories.

Silver sponsor
150,000ETB

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  • 3 Banners (3x5 Ft max)) Sponsor Banners
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  • 1 Banner (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 15 minute Presentation Slot in Inaugural Sessions
  • Stall
  • Mention in VOT -Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • Mention in VOT. 15 min presentation-Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • 6 Pennant banner
  • 4 Pennant banner
  • 2 Pennant banner
  • Provided in Kit Brochur/ Material distribution
  • Complementary passes
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Gold Sponsor
200,000ETB

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  • Logo Online /Print media promotion on various portals/ news papers/ magazines
  • Logo Other banners in and around venue
  • 2 banners (Tea/Lunch area) Other banners in and around venue
  • 3 Banners (3x5 Ft max)) Sponsor Banners
  • 2 Banners (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 1 Banner (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 15 minute Presentation Slot in Inaugural Sessions
  • Stall
  • Mention in VOT -Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • Mention in VOT. 15 min presentation-Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • 6 Pennant banner
  • 4 Pennant banner
  • 2 Pennant banner
  • Provided in Kit Brochur/ Material distribution
  • Complementary passes
  • Big Logo Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website

Platinum Sponsor
300,000ETB

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  • Small Logo Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website
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  • Logo Online /Print media promotion on various portals/ news papers/ magazines
  • Logo Other banners in and around venue
  • 2 banners (Tea/Lunch area) Other banners in and around venue
  • 3 Banners (3x5 Ft max)) Sponsor Banners
  • 2 Banners (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 1 Banner (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 15 minute Presentation Slot in Inaugural Sessions
  • Stall
  • Mention in VOT -Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • Mention in VOT. 15 min presentation-Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • 6 Pennant banner
  • 4 Pennant banner
  • 2 Pennant banner
  • Provided in Kit Brochur/ Material distribution
  • Complementary passes
  • Big Logo Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website

Session Sponsor
100,000ETB

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  • Logo Other banners in and around venue
  • 2 banners (Tea/Lunch area) Other banners in and around venue
  • 3 Banners (3x5 Ft max)) Sponsor Banners
  • 2 Banners (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 1 Banner (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 15 minute Presentation Slot in Inaugural Sessions
  • Stall
  • Mention in VOT -Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • Mention in VOT. 15 min presentation-Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • 6 Pennant banner
  • 4 Pennant banner
  • 2 Pennant banner
  • Provided in Kit Brochur/ Material distribution
  • Complementary passes
  • Big Logo Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website

Dinner sponsor
75,000ETB

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  • As Co-Sponsors Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website
  • Logo Online /Print media promotion on various portals/ news papers/ magazines
  • Logo Other banners in and around venue
  • 2 banners (Tea/Lunch area) Other banners in and around venue
  • 3 Banners (3x5 Ft max)) Sponsor Banners
  • 2 Banners (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 1 Banner (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 15 minute Presentation Slot in Inaugural Sessions
  • Stall
  • Mention in VOT -Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • Mention in VOT. 15 min presentation-Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • 6 Pennant banner
  • 4 Pennant banner
  • 2 Pennant banner
  • Provided in Kit Brochur/ Material distribution
  • Complementary passes
  • Big Logo Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website

Conference Kit Sponsor
50,000ETB

  • Large Logo Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website
  • Small Logo Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website
  • As Co-Sponsors Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website
  • Logo Online /Print media promotion on various portals/ news papers/ magazines
  • Logo Other banners in and around venue
  • 2 banners (Tea/Lunch area) Other banners in and around venue
  • 3 Banners (3x5 Ft max)) Sponsor Banners
  • 2 Banners (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 1 Banner (3x5 Ft max) Sponsor Banner
  • 15 minute Presentation Slot in Inaugural Sessions
  • Stall
  • Mention in VOT -Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • Mention in VOT. 15 min presentation-Valedictory session ( VOT- Vote of Thanks)
  • 6 Pennant banner
  • 4 Pennant banner
  • 2 Pennant banner
  • Provided in Kit Brochur/ Material distribution
  • Complementary passes
  • Big Logo Back drop in conference hall and Milleage in Conference website

PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS

All Payments regarding the sponsorship must be remitted in the official account of the Wolkite University and a confirmation message must be sent to the: president@wku.edu.et and VPRCS@wku.edu.et. Details of the account are given below:

  • Beneficiary Name: Wolkite University Budget A/C B
  • Account No : 1000026917704
  • Name of the Bank : Commercial Bank of Ethiopa
  • Address of the Bank : Wolkite , SNNPR

Contact Us

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Address

Wolkite University, WKU , Ethiopia

Phone Number

+251113220154

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