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11/11/2016
ICT Update 83 is dedicated to ICT solutions in agriculture coming from young entrepreneurs.  In this issue you can read how young innovators in Africa, the Caribbean, and Pacific region, have recognised the need for creative solutions to raise...
14/07/2016
The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank are inviting young agricultural entrepreneurs to submit applications for the Empowering Youths for...
07/06/2016
With almost 200 million people aged 15-24, Africa has the youngest population in the world1. Each year, 10 million young Africans enter the continent’s workforce, more than ever before. This highlights the great challenge of youth unemployment, but it...
03/05/2016
This online consultation invites you to help identify the solutions that can address these challenges. Your contributions will inform the policy and programme recommendations issued by the international expert meeting “Youth – feeding the future:...
16/03/2017
According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), agriculture sector accounts for more than half of total employment in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and over 70 per cent in East African Community (EAC). But there is an issue threatening...
13/03/2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is working with the Ugandan Agriculture Ministry to develop a policy for youth to be involved in agricultural value chain.This was said by the FAO Country Representative for Uganda -...
29/04/2016
As part of its continued efforts to promote youth entrepreneurs and ICT solutions for agriculture, in collaboration with ITU, CTA is staging a number of events at the upcoming World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2016 in Geneva,...
05/04/2016
The report demonstrates how young agtech entrepreneurs in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific countries are innovating to transform agriculture. According to Michael Hailu, Director of CTA, “the [30] young innovators featured in this publication are...
25/02/2016
The report "ICT and Youth in Agriculture in Africa from CTA, examines the role ICTs are playing in supporting youth engagement in agriculture in Africa, and explores the current status, usages and emerging trends.  Furthermore, it highlights the key...
16/10/2015
In order to tackle the changing context surrounding agriculture, farmers need a range of skills and knowledge - agricultural, financial and entrepreneurial. Therefore governments need to invest more in skills and talent developing, with a particular...

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