Funding Available for Agribusiness in Ghana

GAAAP would like to offer ten (10) Ghanaian agripreneurs a subsidised fee for GAAAP Module III: Trade and Partnerships Development in Accra, Ghana from Tuesday - Wednesday, August 8-9, 2017. The fee will be reduced from $200 to $50 for the first ten Ghanaian agripreneurs. Feel free to forward this to other Ghanaian agripreneurs that might be interested in attending. To …

From Food To Money in The Pocket: Engaging African youth in climate-smart agriculture

Agriculture requires innovative technologies and solutions in order to meet the increasing food demand due to growing population in the coming years. African governments with support from non-governmental organizations, international agencies and research institutions need to establish enabling environments and incentives to support youth initiatives to take up agriculture.”Dr Maren Radeny, CGIAR Research Program on …

SDG training at International Humanitarian Technology Conference 2017

During this IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference SDGs Training event, Ravi Karkara, Melinda Rooke, Kaileigh Faith and Joan Kerr discussed an overview of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to the participants of the training session. Ravi explained all 17 Sustainable Development Goals and their progression from Millenium Development goals as defined by the United …

REPORT ON THE WEST AFRICA FERTILIZER AGRIBUSINESS 2017

A CRU Conference in collaboration with AFAP themed the West Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness 2017 was attended by a cross section of the fertilizer industry players, government officials, civil society, farmers and investors. The conference opened with the first session on Understanding West African soils and their nutrient needs. Discussions concluded on the notion that, farmers …

CSAYN Ghana Launches at AFAP Meeting

The Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network team in Ghana officially launched it's activities as part of the activities during the CRU conference organized in collaboration with AFAP. Highlights of the event includes a presentation by a member of CSAYN Ghana, Mr. Philip Boakye on the importance of youth engagement, orientation and support towards agriculture and …

Rwanda in focus!

CSAYN - RWANDA In Feburuary, in Partnership with SOS Rwanda, we trained over 50 young students on how to protect the environment; particularly and sensitization on the impact of climate change on the agricultural productivity. Here are a few of the highlights of our training: 1. In planting trees on the basis of nursery production. …