The 7th edition of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which opened in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 4th September, officially came to an end on Friday 8th September 2017. The Forum closed with a feeling of satisfaction, both in terms of the agreed financial commitments and the new agriculture initiatives presented.
September 9, 2017
The digital revolution as an innovative business model in agriculture
Launched as a topic for reflection until the next meeting, the African Green Revolution Forum 2017 ended its week of work in Abidjan on Friday, 8 September by looking at ways in which the digital revolution can be exploited in order to transform agriculture in Africa.
September 8, 2017
Pitch AgriHack! West Africa
The final stage of CTA’s Pitch AgriHack! West Africa competition took place at the 7th African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF 2017), on 7th September 2017, in Abidjan. From the original 130 e-agriculture start-ups led by entrepreneurs aged 18-35 that were selected from 11 West African countries in June 2017, 25 finalists attended the AGRF to present their businesses to an international jury of industry experts, entrepreneurs and investors.
September 7, 2017
Creating Jobs and Promoting Entrepreneurship: Towards Food Security in the 21st Century
Young people have aspirations and high expectations for their future – this was a central theme of panel discussions on ‘Creating Jobs and Promoting Entrepreneurship: Towards Food Security in the 21st Century,’ co-organised by CTA on Wednesday 6th September 2017, at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Abidjan.