Thursday, August 23, 2018

How To Apply For ApiExpo Africa 2018 Contest

Opportunity To Win At APIEXPO AFRICA 2018 CONTEST!

Are you desirous of sharing your Beekeeping project, initiative or findings with the world?

We are looking for passionate and inspiring individuals who wish to showcase their beekeeping projects, initiatives or findings during ApiExpo Africa 2018 scheduled to take place at the Abuja International Conference Centre from the 25th to 29th of September 2018.

The contest is tagged "ApiExpo Africa2018 Contest" #ApiExpoAfrica2018Contest

The contest will involve submission of entries in form of Videos and Pictures showcasing unique findings, bothering on beekeeping as well as other related innovative indigenous and community developments in beekeeping.

*There shall be two categories for the contest*

1. Best ApiExpo Africa 2018 Beekeeping video contest.

2. Best ApiExpo Africa 2018 Beekeeping picture contest.

Criteria for Application:

  • No age limit, students and young professionals are also qualified to submit entries.
  • The information to be submitted for the contest must be your stories and lessons learnt in the field of beekeeping and related fields. Also, applicant's videos and pictures will be shared with the global audience for rating.

How to apply?

For Video contest:
Applicants to submit a short informal video (1-2 minutes) with self introduction and personal fIndings/ initiative.

Post your video online (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram), include a link in your submission, and attach the video file to your entry (max 10 MB)

For Picture contest:
Submit original picture taken by contestant (Maximum 4 pictures) per entry.

A short text about your video/picture (maximum of 200 words), to be submitted in your mail, or in an attached MSWord (or compatible) or .txt format (no PDFs)

A photo showing your project/initiative, or yourself "in action”. Submit the photo in .jpg format as attachment to your email

Clearly state your name, age and country

Your applications can be in English, French or Arabic

You can submit your video, text and photos by email to: [email protected] and copy/ cc [email protected] Please put "ApiExpoAfricaZO18Contest entry' in the subject line.

Selection process: All entries will be posted on www.apiexpoafrica2018.0rg

First-level selection will be based on the number of retweets, comments, post views and “likes" that your entry attracts.

Final selection will be based on the quality of the entry and made to reflect diversity of speakers (gender, topic, language and region).

Specifically, we will look for:

  • Impact or potential impact of the entry
  • Entry that adopt cross-sectoral approach
  • Entry that bridges the gap between economic and environmental need of people in term of Sustainable Development Projects that bring together people of diverse backgrounds engaging stories
  • Indigenous Beekeeping Knowledge

This is an excellent way to showcase your initiative to the world and promote your work and vision!

Prizes:
Winners get the following prizes:

  • $1000 USD, a plaque and will have their picture or video showcased on the grand finale /closing ceremony of ApiExpo

Africa 2018. Dates and Timeline:
Time frame for Participation August 23rd September 10th 2018

(Midnight CET):
Voting closes

10th September 2018 (Midnight CET):

For more details, please visit www.apiexpoafrica2018.0rg

Dr Dooshima Kwange Chairperson, Apiexpo Africa 2018 Organising Committee

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