The meeting comprises a mix of plenary and interactive sessions, learning tours, a sharefair and opportunities to join one of several special interest cluster and action network meetings.


Liya - overall comms coordination, linking; social media during the event
Paul - reporting/blogging/ reporting
Susan - blogging/media/social media
Meron - local media/reporting
James - sharefair
Peter - overall coordination; facilitation
Tsehay - facilitation
Ewen - 'living synthesis'; facilitation
Apollo - photos; video shorts
Chi Nguyen - blogging (asia)
Beamlak - sharefair
Emaelaf - sharefair
Simret - sharefair

Pascal Corbe - video reporting
Michael Hoevel - livestock messaging (sharefair); media; blogging; interviews

Comms @ GASL2017 Addis

Hashtags: #SustLivestock and #Livestock4Dev

Hitlon Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 8 to 12 May 2017

Share-fair (ILRI Addis campus)


Focal point



Media [link]
FAO, Ministry of Livestock & Fisheries
Event: 8 to 12 May 2017
  • Compile GASL spokespeople list with BIOs
  • Draft articles for placement to be authored by GASL spokespeople
  • Managing interview schedules with GASL spokespeople
  • Five (5) days of on-site support from Meron at GASLAddis in Addis Ababa
  • Compile all media (national and international) outputs
  • Coordinate efforts with Marchmont Communications
Social Media / Reporting [link]
Liya, Susan, Pascal (GASL), Michael (Marchmont), Chi
Event: 8 to 12 May 2017
  • Produce stories: Blog posts – WordPress (ILRI blog platforms, others if available)
  • Video documentation: Interviews – YouTube (ILRI video platforms, others if available)
  • Photo documentation – Flickr (ILRI photo platforms, others if available)
  • Photo stories – YouTube
  • Daily Tail (3 issues)
  • Microblogging - Twitter
  • Summary using Storify
  • Use Facebook and LinkedIn to advertise our stories/blog posts
Event communications products [link]
Paul, Apollo, Meron
Most actual production by Eshi; design by ILRI, probably
  • Design Large Banners (for sharefair ; for hilton)
  • Design Conf package
  • Design sharefair signage - SDG signs/logos
  • Design conf badges [big enough to hold mini-program]
  • Design mini-program
  • Design conference brochure/long agenda
  • Poster template for cases and tools sessions
  • Poster template for sharefair
  • XX posters for the event day 1
  • XX posters for the event day 2
Sharefair [link]
Emaelaf, Beamlak, Abeba,Simret
Event: May 11, 2017 on the ILRI Addis campus
Organize Livestock share fair
surveymonkeyform to submit proposals (done)
Peter, Tsehay, Alan, Ewen ...
Event: 8 to 12 May 2017
Facilitate GASL sessions
Living synthesis
Cluster reporters

Writing/blogging/Video blogging
Paul, James, Michael (Marchmont), Pascal

Blog posts

Event report en; fr; es
Eshi Events

Facilitate logistics with ‘Eshi Events’
  • Registration system
  • Field trip registration system
  • sharefair registration system

Action points