Jul 13 2017
ICRISAT is seeking applications for the position of Program Officer which will be based at ICRISAT, Bamako, Mali.
Position Title: Program Officer
Duty Station: Bamako
Section/Unit: WCA Program
Reports to: Regional and Research Program Director, ICRISAT WCA
Purpose of Position: The position is responsible for overseeing various programs, preparing reports, building relationships and Coordinating with colleagues/partners to ensure smooth […]
Jun 13 2017
Pitch AgriHack West Africa 2017 is open for young ICT start-ups from the West African region offering services to the agriculture sector. The entrepreneurs should be owners of an already developed e-agriculture/ICT4Ag application or platform. The final and announcement of winners will be held during an international conference that will be held in Côte d’Ivoire […]
May 23 2017
The International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) of IITA organizes her annual symposium which create opportunities for students to interact and exchange ideas on their research activities. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Contributions of IITA postgraduate students’ research for transforming African agriculture”. Towards this event, you are hereby invited to submit […]
Apr 19 2017
There is today a rapid migration of the rural poor to swelling urban centers in search of better job opportunities and improved livelihoods. A large part of these rural migrants succeeds in finding better life, but for many the hopes of a better future often turns into a nightmare of economic and social insecurity. Rural-urban […]
Mar 14 2017
Early Bird Registration: Int’l Training on Linking Farmers to Markets in Africa – Accra, Ghana. May 15 -19, 2017
IFDC announces an international Training Program on Linking Farmers to Markets in Africa
Accra, Ghana | May 15-19, 2017
Thank you IFDC for the wonderful opportunity offered. I learned new and useful things about Linking Farmers to Markets and have met and made new friends and contacts that I will cherish for a long time to come. […]
Mar 08 2017
Application Deadline: April 15, 2017
One Acre Fund – Ambitious university student or recent graduate with interest in social enterprise, agriculture, microfinance or development to assist the teams to change the lives of smallholder farmers across East Africa
One Acre Fund is looking to place a cohort of paid interns in several departments beginning June 2017. For […]
Mar 01 2017
GAIA is now accepting applications from institutions and enterprises for the 2017 AWARD AgTech Innovation Challenge for West and North Africa.
GAIA has been launched by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) to increase agribusiness investments in technological and business model innovations that help bridge the gender gap in African agriculture and particularly those […]
Feb 25 2017
Village Capital and The Hershey Company are seeking to identify and support the next generation of entrepreneurs increasing access to, and affordability of, nutritious food products locally in Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria. We invite eligible enterprises to apply for the Village Capital Affordable Nutrition Forum on 21 April 2017, with all expenses paid flights […]
Feb 25 2017
The Global Ye! Youth Entrepreneurship Awards are now open for applications. Are you under 30, running an innovative, fast-growing and impactful business? We are looking for you! Apply for this prestigious award hosted as an official event of Germany’s G20 Presidency!What are the Ye! Awards all about?
The Ye! awards are part of the Global Inclusion […]
Feb 15 2017
Deadline-March 10 2017
1. ABOUT CTA
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its mission is to advance food security, resilience and inclusive economic growth in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific through innovations in […]
Feb 09 2017
The Organizers of the 1st All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition, comprising of Global stakeholders in the Postharvest sector and other partners, are announcing the All Africa Postharvest Technologies and Innovations Challenge, 2017. The aim of the challenge is to document and showcase the best emerging postharvest technologies and innovations with potential for scale-up. Additionally […]
Feb 07 2017
Are you young and seeking an opportunity to start your farming business!!
AgriHub is receiving applications from young people passionate about farming and starting their own farming business to participate in the Young Farmers Incubator Program(YFIP)!!
The program is designed to train young individuals between the ages of 18 – 26, who aspire to start up a […]
Jan 25 2017
Springboard is establishing several Neighborhood Organic Farms within Akure city. We are recruiting 20 young people (women and men) who want to take farming as a career to join Springboard in producing healthy, safe, nutritious and organic food that guarantees good health & long life for Nigerians.
If you are ready to get your hands dirty […]
Jan 24 2017
Consulting Services: To develop and implement an agribusiness and youth program and strategy that will guide the inclusion and mainstreaming of youth and a business orientation in African agricultural research and development.
Name of project: FARA Multi-Donor Trust Fund (FARA-MDTF)
Grant No: FARA-MDTF TF095129
Project ID No.: P112684
Date: January 18, 2017
The Forum for Agricultural Research in […]
Jan 24 2017
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian for the position of a Project Technician (Ref:IITA-HRNRS2017-004B) at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan.
Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:
Assist the research assistant and project scientist (IITA and NARS);
Assist in the field site selection and description at the partner’s field sites;
Jan 16 2017
Every other year, the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture organises the International Leadership Workshop for Rural Youth. It has been taking place for over fifty years in Herrsching on Lake Ammersee in southern Germany.
The desire expressed by many European rural youth leaders in the 1950s to build up a permanent training centre for the […]
Jan 16 2017
Wilson’s Juice Company the producers of Nigeria’s first Lemonade is currently looking to hire 3 Sales Executives for the following regions:
Alimosho, Agbado-Ipaja, Agege-Ifako, Abuleegba
Ojo, Badagry, and Amuwo-Odofin, Festac
Mushin, Surulere, Ebute Metta, Yaba
Candidate must be less than 27 years old
Live close to the regions
Have at least one year sales experience
Jan 16 2017
Kibwezi Hortipreneur Youth Group (KHYG), a subsidiary of IITA Youth Agripreneurs announces a practical hortipreneur training workshop.
Venue: University of Nairobi Drylands Research Station, Kibwezi, Kenya
Date: 15 to 25 March 2017.
Course content include: Seedling nursery operations, Greenhouse design, Irrigation, Vegetable production, Fish farming and Value addition: products, customers and competitiveness, product registration, test marketing, steps in […]
Oct 05 2016
Application deadline is 18th November, 2016
The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) is a charitable company of the A. G. Leventis Group dedicated to the training of farmers in modern and sustainable agricultural practices and rational use of natural resources.
The Foundation has been running agricultural training for youths and farmers since 1987 and currently has six schools in […]
Apr 20 2016
Whether you are an experienced social innovator or are looking to build your skill set, a fellowship can help take you to the next level–through curriculum, mentorship, collaboration, and connecting with other talented and motivated fellows.Here is a list of 50+ fellowship programs. The first 17 or so fellowships have rolling admission deadlines. The remainder […]
Mar 15 2016
New innovations continue to revolutionise the way we carry out fish farming. In an increasingly digital world, mobile solutions are also being called upon to tackle some of the challenges that the sector faces.
In line with this, the Youth-Enabled Fish Farming AgriHack (YEFFA) project was selected last year by CTA following the launch of itsYouth […]
Feb 29 2016
On February 11, 2016, Chevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL), operator of the joint venture (JV) between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL (the “NNPC/CNL JV”), launched a youth-in-agriculture (agripreneur) program, aimed at providing training opportunities for young men and women to venture into agribusiness. CNL launched the agripreneur program in collaboration with the Itsekiri […]
Dec 20 2015
Application Closing Date
15th January, 2016 at 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Aflatoxin Contamination in Nigeria
Aflatoxin contamination is a global problem affecting 4.5 billion people in developing countries. Among the most carcinogenic substances known, aflatoxins are produced by some species of Aspergillus fungi that are most commonly found in grains such as maize and groundnuts. In Nigeria, […]
Nov 02 2015
Agra Innovate is a pioneering a new trade event which will bring international agricultural technology providers to Lagos to spend three intensive days with key Nigerian dignitaries, policy makers, agribusiness leaders and entrepreneurs. Together, this audience will identify key business opportunities, technological solutions, share best-practice and form the strategic relationships that will drive this new […]
Sep 17 2015
Farming is fun.
Nah, I lie, it’s not. Not in Africa, it’s not. I have been on a farm here, and this I know for sure; FARMING. IS. HARD.
So when a startup surfaces introducing technology smarts into farming to make it suck less, it gets my attention.
Hello Tractor is a startup trying to do this. The […]
Aug 28 2015
Alltech is recruiting recent graduates to apply for the fourth annual Alltech Corporate Career Development Program. Graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree programs are invited to apply now through September 30. The program begins in February of 2016.
Exciting opportunities are available for 10 high-calibre university graduates hoping to work with experts in the fields […]
Jul 29 2015
Nigeria: Attend 9th Edition of Western Nigeria Intl. Agribusiness Conference, Ondo State Nigeria (WESNAGRIC SUMMIT)
The 9th Edition of Western Nigeria International Agribusiness Conference, Exhibition, Seminar and training would take place this year at the Ondo state cultural center, Adegbemile, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo state, Nigeria from the 11th – 13th August, 2015. The conference provides a common ground for both local and international Agribusiness stakeholders, companies, producers, Marketers, importers, investors, […]
Jul 15 2015
The 5 days tour to Songhai Farms Porto Novo Benin Republic being organized by Hadur Travel and Tours will hold August 2nd to 6th 2015. Are you still contemplating on signing up for the tour? Or are you just coming across this information for the first time. Take a few moments to read about why […]
Jul 10 2015
In Africa, agribusiness – more than any other economic sector – has the potential to reduce poverty and drive economic growth. The agricultural sector is a major source of food supply, income and livelihood for over 60% of the rural population in the African sub-region and is an important contributor to foreign exchange earnings. It […]
Jul 10 2015
“Travel while you are young and able. Don’t worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be”
Are you a farmer or an intending agriculturist? Do you have a farm and desire to upscale it to meet the current dynamics of agribusiness? Here is an opportunity to […]