Category: Young Entrepreneurs

Technology Use in Agriculture-GIS/GPS

Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer based system for collecting, storing, managing, analyzing and presenting geographic information and its associated data. GIS links real-world spatial elements (also known as feature data elements) to a coordinate system. These features can be separated into different map layers for decision–making. Common applications of GIS /GPS include: engineering mapping, automated photogrammetry, cadastral mapping,… Read more →

Ghana Innovation Week Celebration #iWeek13

Ghana is a land rich in minerals and natural resources, but we cannot say the country as a whole has benefited from the “blessing” of the natural sources. Sometimes, we the “countrymen” even forget there are any such things as Gold, Diamond and Oil flowing from the bowels of our motherland. Instead, most young Ghanaians (at least the one’s I… Read more →

UNESCO-UNEVOC virtual conference on youth and skills

This virtual conference will be looking to address the question on how Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) can tackle youth unemployment globally. The 2-week discussion aims to collect knowledge, experiences, innovative ideas and promising practices in TVET which aim specifically at tackling youth unemployment. The discussion will look to identify the factors that promote youth employment, touching upon… Read more →

Spurring Agricultural Growth in Africa in the Next Decade: Rural and Urban Youth Engagement

Boosting African Agriculture Partnership, Investment and Technology with particular concern on narrowing the investment and access to technology gaps that present limitations for young people across the African Continent is of great interest to me. I am very much excited and do applaud some regional and country-level initiatives to support young people to gain employable skills and in addition provide leeway… Read more →

GYIN/Columbia University School of Business Online Youth Entrepreneurship Training Program: In-V-Ent-Ed

<—————————–>               The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) and the Columbia University School of Business (CBS) have launched an Online Youth Entrepreneurship Training program called In-V-Ent-Ed. This opportunity is open on a pilot basis for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs in Ghana, Nigeria and the Gambia. Interested Entrepreneurs and aspiring Entrepreneurs in these countries should download the Application… Read more →

YOUNG INNOVATORS’ COMPETITION

. ITU are looking for the next generation of social technopreneurs – young people aged between 18 and 26 with an inspirational ICT-based solution to developmental challenges. Ten winning finalists will be selected to attend ITU Telecom World 2013 in Bangkok, taking part in workshops, pitching sessions, mentoring and networking, plus receiving seed funding of up to USD 10,000 per… Read more →

6 Ways To A Right Start In Agribusiness In 2013

Article written by Mr. Olawale Oyo, Nigeria, and published by the Young professionals in Agriculture and Rural Development (YPARD). Full credit to YPARD.net As we step into the year 2013, a lot of indications of earlier activities of the last quarter of 2012 show that serious attention would be drawn to agriculture, with a business unusual dimension for the sector.… Read more →