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Home: Share Fair 2020


Promoting innovation to build resilience against climate shocks

Digital Report of the Virtual Knowledge Share Fair held on
19th - 23rd October 2020

Rationale for the
2020 regional share fair

The regional share fair was a continuation of the work supported by FAO through the regional project “Support to the regional initiative on resilience in the Sahel and Horn of Africa”. This project facilitated the documentation of national and regional resilience good practices in IGAD. The regional good practices were published as a booklet that has been disseminated in print and electronic version:



tuned in over the week-long event



submitted in the call for proposals



selected and presented live



selected and shared at the Virtual Exhibition Hall


What participants said

  • Vincent Mariadho
    I came to learn from others as well as share my experience on innovative approaches that are aimed at promoting food and nutrition security. To Network with other experts and institutions of the same vision and goals. I learnt about the share fair from internet pop up ads.
    Vincent Mariadho
  • Emmanuel Tebanyang
    The use of technology was very inspiring. I heard about the Share Fair from partners' email networks.
    Emmanuel Tebanyang
  • Wycliffe Ongachi
    I came to exchange ideas and gather experiences for better skills and innovation. My key takeaways were: Innovativeness as key, rapid response to climatic shocks, gendered issues in agriculture. I heard about the Share Fair from a colleague.
    Wycliffe Ongachi
  • Petra Dilthey
    We got visibility for our eeem.org project. Thanks to the organizing team. I heard about the Share Fair through CELEP and Pastoralist Hub.
    Petra Dilthey
  • Paul Opio
    I shared my experiences and also learned from others. The event highlighted many good practices across the two regions for scaling up. The event production was innovative despite being held virtually.
    Paul Opio
  • Martin Van der Knaap
    I came to share success stories and to seek funding for upscaling. I heard about the Share Fair from colleagues.
    Martin Van der Knaap
  • Gezahegn Aboset
    The share fair gave me opportunity to learn and share experiences that has been obtained from various project implementations that will help not to repeat similar mistakes in new development initiatives, so it was very important
    Gezahegn Aboset