Tag: Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN)

USAID Ghana helps Improve Integration of Youth in Agriculture in Ghana

In a quest to effectively improve youth development in Ghana,USAID (Feed the Future), through the Agricultural Policy Support Programme (APSP) has provided support to a Ghanaian Agricultural Research and geospatial mapping company, Syecomp Ghana Ltd, to implement an advocacy initiative on youth in Agriculture. The research and advocacy activity is geared towards having a dialogue, discussing, debating and contextualising issues with… Read more →

Youth in Agriculture: for business, not for food

With the rising youth unemployment in Africa, young Ghanaians could find opportunities in the agricultural sector as entrepreneurs; but they lack the means and the space to do so. The perception of agriculture as a mere farming for food needs to change to viewing agriculture as viable businesses within its value chains. This was the outcome of a one day… Read more →

Prelaunch of GYIN Ghana Campaign at FAGRO 2012

As part of the activities in preparation for the launch of the I am A GYINer Campaign on 1st September, 2012, the GYIN Ghana Chapter had a pre-launch event at the National Food and Agriculture Show 2012 (FAGRO2012) to showcase and highlight GYIN planned activities in Ghana and to recruit more interested youth and youth entrepreneurs into the network in… Read more →