Tag: Youth Awards

Tech solutions to agricultural growth in Ghana

GIS and mapping improves marketing opportunities for rice farmers in Ghana Twenty-eight year-old IT professional, Solomon Elorm Allavi, established and manages a start-up company, Syecomp Business Services, in Accra, Ghana. The company strives to implement ICT solutions to address the limited access to marketing outlets for smallholder farmers and others in the agricultural value chain. Syecomp utilises GIS and GPS… 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 →