Young People, Farming, & Food Conference

An international conference on the future of the agrifood sector in Africa-19-21 March 2012 – Accra, Ghana

This conference, co-hosted by the Future Agricultures Consortium and the Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER), will critically examine:
1. How young people engage with the agri-food sector in Africa as producers, entrepreneurs, employees, consumers and citizens
2. Changes in the agri-food sector and what this means for young people
3. The implications for young people of alternative policy approaches to the development of the agri-food sector.

Conference papers, agenda, and other thematic information are all available on the website:

Yours truly, the Chief Operations Manager of Syecomp Business Services Ltd, Solomon Elorm Allavi  has been officially invited to participate in the event and will be representing in the capacity as a member of the Youth Advisory Group (YAG) of the Global Youth Innovation Network(GYIN). GYIN is a youth-led  network of global youth leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs and it is being supported by key partners: Phelps Stokes Foundation and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Visit the web platform and join the network and benefit from all the resources available!



  2 comments for “Young People, Farming, & Food Conference

  1. March 13, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    This Conference seems to be very interesting. Do blog about it please (it may help me on a project I am working on).. And Congratulations on winning the prize for West Africa! Keep up the good work! 🙂

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