You are cordially invited to Reforestation Fund Raising Ball – an event organised by Kakofoni Arts Foundation in conjunction with International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to boost the ongoing fight against deforestation and depletion of greenery in Nigeria.
The event in support of Mother Nature, will kick off at 7 PM at the prestigious La Scala Restaurant, Onikan, Lagos and will be compered by Desmond Majekodunmi – a renowned environmental activist. It promises to be a lively and entertaining event from beginning to the end with refreshing drinks and canapés, a sumptuous 3 course dinner, a fashion show by upscale label – OOSUA featuring plant dyed materials and non stop music by celebrated piper Norman C. MacLeod and more who will blend Scottish essence with African ambience.
Also scheduled to attend is the Forest Project Coordinator of IITA – Deni Brown, who will shed more light on the key objectives of the event. BN spoke exclusively to the relentless organizers and they said “Reforestation is absolutely necessary and highly important to mitigate the effects of global warming as well as provide a well balanced ecosystem that would be beneficial to humans and plants alike.” They further said “Proceeds made from the ball will go to purchase of a pump to irrigate young trees in the IITA forest project nursery, development of a medicinal plant garden to show how to grow and use rain forest herbs for health and the restoration of the of the IITA Arboretum of West African trees as a genetic and educational resource.”
Tickets to the event cost N 25,000. To RSVP and for details on tickets, Call 08060486022 | 08073641231 | 07029346482 | 0803272778 | 08085865200 | 08023049622
Date: Saturday 28th April 2012
Time: 7 PM
Venue: La Scala Restaurant, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos
Contact:For more info and general enquiries on Tickets;
- Call 0803272778
- E-mail [email protected]
About IITA & Kakofoni Arts Foundation
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a non for profit, research-for-development organization that develops agriculture based solutions to hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Kakofoni Arts Foundation is a registered charity dedicated to the promotion of arts, culture, tourism, conservation, children and women’s affairs.