• prepare your blog and submit it
  • the public vote will select finalists
  • a jury will select winners
  • win up to €3,000
Enhancing knowledge sharing through Laikipia Rural Voices

Enhancing knowledge sharing through Laikipia Rural Voices

News posted on Jan 26, 2015

Laikipia Rural Voices (LRV) emerged as the winner of the best blog for East Africa in the institutional category of the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition (YoBloCo Awards) in 2014. With over 400 articles, the blog has been instrumental in sharing knowledge from the field to the youth, and as a result, many young people have developed an interest in agriculture and are now actively engaged into farming.

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Syecomp Business Services from Ghana, an institutional winner of the first edition, has strengthened the geo-referenced data services it offers to pineapple farms in Ghana. They also provide improved online information on farming in Ghana
  • 40 ACP countries have joined this 2nd edition
  • 194 blogs have been submitted
  • 9 prizes (at least) will be awarded

The YoBloCo Awards are an initiative of CTA in the framework of the ARDYIS project

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The project “Agriculture, Rural Development and Youth in the Inforrmation Society” (ARDYIS) is an initiative of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with some key partners. Its purpose is to raise youth awareness and capacity on agricultural and rural development issues in ACP countries through ICTs.

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YoBloCo awards schedule 2013/2014

  • Dec 11, 2013start submissions
  • Jan 31, 2014submission deadline
  • Mar 05, 2014start online voting
  • Apr 04, 2014end online voting
  • May 25, 2014end of jury evaluation
  • May 27, 2014Announcement of results
  • Jul 17, 2014awards ceremony