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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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Sep 5

Pitch AgriHack 2019

The Pitch AgriHack 2019 start-up competition holds its final during the…

Dec 3

Transforming nutrition-sensitive value chain development in the Pacific Islands

In the framework of the project ‘Promoting nutritious food systems in the Pacific Islands’, CTA in collaboration with IFAD and the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO), organises a 4-day event with three workshops:'Pacific AgriHack lab – ICTs from farm to table' (3–5 December) ‘Tonga national roundtable - Developing local food crops and fisheries v…
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Sep 4

CTA Pitch AgriHack 2018

The Pitch AgriHack 2018 start-up competition, with a special emphasis on young women entrepreneurs, holds its final during AGRF. It welcomes co-founders of e-agri start-ups owners of early stage or advanced ICT platforms that are already operational. The theme this year is "Women entrepreneurs innovate for agricultural transformation in ACP countries". A total of nine prizes are awarded…
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Kigali, Rwanda

Apr 9

African Youth Agripreneur (AYA) forum and AgriPitch competition

The 2018 African Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) and AgriPitch Competition will be co-hosted by the Government of Côte d’Ivoire and the African Development Bank and is expected to attract over 400 participants from across the continent including youth agripreneurs, agribusiness companies, investors, academia and devel…
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Avenue Christiani, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Mar 15

AgriHack Talent

CTA’s AgriHack Talent initiative aims to strengthen ICT innovation in agriculture, as well as to stimulate youth entrepreneurship. AgriHack is a key part of CTA’s focus on supporting youth involvement in agriculture and youth employment.

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