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Ouagalab: where techies make thoughts become things!

“When you try to do something new that no one tried before, people look at you strangely and think what is wrong with you. You went to school and university, and still instead of getting a job, you are trying to do crazy things. It has been difficult for me to convince my parents and close […]

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Coming soon: The first “youth in agribusiness” web TV in Africa!

Youth and agriculture: What’s new? Over the past years, many of us – individuals and organisations, have been advocating for the active engagement of African youth in agriculture. Indeed, with an ageing farming population and the high unemployment rate among youth, agriculture, being the main economic sector of most countries in Africa, could potentially provide […]

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More family than team

One of the main highlights of the ICT4Ag conference held in Kigali, Rwanda on 4–8 November 2013 was the presence of an on-site social reporting team. Dressed in their white social reporting T-shirts, these dynamic young people from 11 ACP countries were constantly visible – taking notes on key points from the sessions, participating in […]