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Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:43

Eight Caribbean partners selected to participate in the Agrihack Talent Caribbean programme

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Eight Caribbean Technology and Innovation Hubs have been selected to participate in the Agrihack Talent Caribbean competition, which seeks to support the development of ICT innovations and entrepreneurship in agriculture by young tech talent. The event is being staged by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with institutions including the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and ConnectiMass Hub (cHub).

The hubs/partners selected are: the Community Hub Corporation (Trinidad and Tobago), Slashroots Foundation (Jamaica), Create Caribbean (Dominica), Quintessence Consulting Inc (St Kitts), National Council for Science and Technology (Barbados), Software Engineering Lab, Department of Computing, UWI (Jamaica), Telesur Multimedia Innovation Laboratory (Suriname) and Noviate Creative Labs Limited (Trinidad and Tobago). See this post for more about these institutions.

Private, public sector and non-government run innovation or entrepreneurship hubs/labs/communities (including university labs) were invited to express interest in being partners, that will nominate and support teams to the finals of the Agrihack Talent Caribbean competition in Suriname.

Read more on the AgriHack Talent Blog:
http://bit.ly/1udooN3

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