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Farm Accra Youth in Agribusiness Program 2022 for Ghanaian Youth

Applications for Farm Accra Youth in Agribusiness Program 2022 are now open for Ghanaian Youth

When is the Application Deadline:

16th November 2021

Tell Me About Farm Accra Youth in Agribusiness Program:

The Ghana Food Movement (GFM) & Green Africa Youth Organisation (GAYO) are organizing a novel and innovative program for youth to explore the food and agri-business sector. The program is designed to train and connect ambitious youth to the new generation of food and agri-businesses in Ghana while creating employment opportunities for them and other like-minded young people. The project seeks to inspire the youth to see the opportunities within Ghana’s food system and enable their inclusion by providing training and valuable networking.

What Type of Scholarship is this?

Training

Who can apply?

1. 100% motivated and interest in food, agriculture and sustainability
2. Fulltime availability during the entire program and physically joining the program in Osu, Accra 4 times per week.
4. We welcome graduates in agriculture, food science, environment studies, geography, sociology, development studies, political science and related fields.

Which Countries are Eligible?

Ghana

Where will Award be Taken?

Ghana

What is the Benefit of Farm Accra Youth in Agribusiness Program?

During a 4-5 month full-time program you will:

  • 1. Learn about Ghana’s and global food systems and topics such as future farming solutions, entrepreneurship, decolonizing food systems, sustainable / urban farming. 
  • 2. Develop your soft skills such as critical thinking, teamwork, presentation skills, cv writing and basic computer skills.
  • 3. Do field trips to agribusinesses and visit at least 10 different food and agri related companies.
  • 4. Meet and learn from experts & professionals during lectures and masterclasses.
  • 5. Connect with likeminded people!
  • 6. Get the chance to apply for a 3-4 months paid internship with the participating companies (GHC 700,-)

How Long will the Program Last?

This 5 months pre-employment program is divided into two parts:

👉🏾 4 week training program, starting 24th of January 2022: Monday – Friday 10.30-15.30 
👉🏾 3-4 months paid internship, starting 1st of March 2022 – 31st of June 2022

How to Apply for Farm Accra Youth in Agribusiness Program:

Apply here

Visit Farm Accra Youth in Agribusiness Program Webpage for Details