Best Practices to Improve Nutrition in Dryland Areas

World Vision Tanzania - ECHO East Africa - Amaranth Institute sponsored Symposium

Best Practices to Improve Nutrition in Dryland Areas

Invitation to a joint World Vision Tanzania - ECHO East Africa - Amaranth Institute sponsored Symposium

7th-9th February, 2018 in Arusha, Tanzania

6th August - Check-in and Fellowship7-9th August - Meeting Days10th August - Optional Post Symposium Tours, and Check-out

Greetings! You are cordially invited to join us for this important symposium jointly organized by World Vision Tanzania, ECHO East Africa, and Amaranth Institute. We hope that you will make time to gather with us at this very important event, a valuable time of learning, information sharing and networking for those working and serving in dryland areas especially in the East Africa Region. This symposium will be held at the Naura Springs Hotel in Arusha.

Use the following link to register: Nutrition in dryland areas symposium - Registration link


Naura Springs Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania


Email: naura@nauraspringshotel .com

Website: http://www.naurasprin

For other lodging options in Arusha please click here: Local hotels in Arusha


This Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in improving nutrition, alleviating hunger and addressing poverty in dryland areas with special emphasis in East Africa. Three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers will be followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional and international agricultural development workers and experts. 

Topics: Topics which are currently being discussed for the event. However, if you would like to make a presentation or to bring a poster, please contact us using the emails at the foot of this invitation and fill out the Presenter Form using this link:____. We need you to give a presentation title, 3 sentences about the presenter (biodata), and 3 sentences about the presentation content. Topics may include many from the following list.  For more information's about topics please use the link below:

Topics for presentation

Symposium Fees are also available here: Registration link 

Registering is done simply online. Payment may be made online in advance using the registration link above, OR payment may be made at the door on the 6th August, 2018 in the afternoon or 7th August, 2018 in the morningIf you wish to pay at the door, check the box ‘Bill Me’ while registering online. The cost of registering for the Symposium is $175 USD or equivalent per person. This covers three mid-day meals, morning and afternoon teas, a banquet on the closing evening, and all materials.. It does not include accommodation or other meals during the week. Please note that spouses of paying delegates will only be charged $100 USD equivalent.  

Please do not hesitate to contact me for more information if needed. We look forward to seeing you!

Kind regards,

Erwin Kinsey, ECHO East Africa Director

ECHO East Africa Impact CenterArusha, Tanzania