Tag: CTA Awards

CTA Awards Grant to Ghanaian Geospatial Mapping Company

Syecomp Business Services Ltd, a private-sector provider of Agricultural Research and Geospatial Survey and Mapping company in Ghana has been awarded a grant by The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) to develop a proof of concept and explore viable business models for the adoption of Geospatial Technology (GIS/Global Positioning Systems), dissemination of agro-climatic information and mFarm actor-chain interactions in… Read more →

Best ACP young agri-bloggers recognised in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The prize giving ceremony for the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition (YoBloCo Awards) was held on 22 May 2012, recognizing three young bloggers and three organizations that write about agriculture, rural development and youth. The event took place at the Emperors Palace, in Johannesburg, South Africa, during the gala dinner of the Third African Chapter of the International Association of… Read more →

ICT help strengthen youth employment opportunities in agriculture

Involving youth in agricultural development and decision making processes is key to ensuring sustainable development in Africa, and framing this within the context of ICTs and entrepreneurship provides a valuable dimension to the discourse of agricultural modernization and prosperity. Her Excellency Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture of African Union Commission, said this while officiating at a… Read more →

The YoBloCo Awards reward 14 ACP youth and institutions blogging on agriculture

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) has just announced the winners of the first edition of the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition (YoBloCo Awards). Winners in the institutional category will receive each Euros 3,000, while individual winners will receive up to Euros 1,500 Euros. In addition, winners and runners-up selected (14 individuals and organizations) will attend… Read more →