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What is the ARDYIS Project?

The purpose of ARDYIS is to raise youth awareness and capacity on agricultural and rural development issues in ACP countries through ICTs. More specifically, it will strengthen the capacities of the youth on ICTs for development issues, particularly in the agricultural and rural sector and contribute to sensitizing youth on the questions related to agriculture and rural development in ACP countries. It is a framework for actions that will contribute to the promotion of opportunities for youth in ACP countries in the sectors of agriculture, rural development and information and communication technology.

Young people are at the forefront when it comes to ICT innovation for agriculture. With substantial evidence that new ICTs, in particular the mobile communication, empower knowledge exchange and offer new tools that improve trade in the agricultural sector, there would seem to be unlimited opportunities for young entrepreneurs.

Read more on the CTA website.

CTA, in collaboration with NYRC (Zambia), FAFOTRAJ (Malawi) and LULOTE-BMEP (Swaziland), is organising a regional training of trainers on web 2.0 for agri-marketing, in the framework of the Strengthening youth opportunities in agriculture and ICTs in Southern Africa (SOFIA) project, from 25-28 November 2013 in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Sunday, 27 October 2013 12:44

Youth Session at the ICT4Ag conference!

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) and other key partners is organising the International ICT4Ag conference in Kigali, Rwanda, from 4-8 November 2013.

During the conference, a youth session on "Capacity Development, Youth, and ICTs In Agriculture" will take place on 5th November.

As part of the youth session at the Global Landscapes forum, YPARD (the Young Professionals’ Platform for Agricultural Research for Development) launched an appeal for inspiring people to speak at the conference.

150 applications were received from all over the world, showing the enthusiasm and “drive” from these young people.

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