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Young innovators transforming African agriculture awarded in Accra - Winners of Pitch AgriHack competition announced

Accra, Ghana, 6 September 2019. Seven young agricultural entrepreneurs, including four women, were awarded today for digital innovations during the closing plenary at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Accra.

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When young Africans hack the farming sector

The AgriHack Talent initiative is one of the CTA’s best-known projects, particularly through its AgriHack Pitch start-up support programme. We take a look back on this initiative, which, over the course of just a few years, has succeeded in bringin…

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Oct 29

5th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Conference & Exhibition

AWIEF Conference brings together on an annual basis, business leaders, public decision-makers and investors from Africa and around the world for two days of discussions on innovative and sustainable solutions to challenges in the development and growth of women-owned and women-led businesses needed to transform the African economy.

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Cape Town, South Africa

Feb 14

42nd IFAD Governing Council

The theme of the 42nd IFAD Governing Council is "Rural Innovation and Entrepreneurship" which are a key part of the IFAD11 Commitment to embrace a culture of results and innovation. With its specialised mandate of enabling rural transformation, IFAD has a pivotal role to play in creating the conditions for innovation and entrepreneurship to thrive in rural areas and improve poor people'…
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Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

Jan 23

Community of practice youth in agribusiness - Supply and demand factors impacting youth employment and entrepreneurship

Young people struggle to make the transition from education to work to become financially independent. A growing aspiration gap lays bare the friction between economic realities and what it means for youth to be gainfully employed or a successful entrepreneur. The agri-food sector holds a great deal of potential. While national and global organisations are recognising the urgency of addre…
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Agro Business Park 2, 6708 PW Wageningen, Netherlands


Nov 6

Catalysing actionable knowledge to facilitate next-generation ACP agriculture through youth entrepreneurship, job creation and digitalisation

After a successful first series of experience capitalisation on digitalisation, CTA holds the second series of the workshops focusing on youth and entrepreneurship. The workshop focuses on how digital applications combined with suitable business models, incubators, accelerators and other support offer opportunities for youth entrepreneurship, and agribusiness development to transform next-gener…

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