LEAP4FNNSA West Africa Workshop: Dialogue for Action and Brokerage – Fostering Knowledge, Communication & Innovation Hubs: the selected Idea-carriers

“LEAP4FNSSA West Africa Workshop: Dialogue for Action and Brokerage – Fostering Knowledge, Communication & Innovation Hubs” will be held virtually on 28th -29th of October 2020.
This event will be promoted and organized by KEF and GO AFRICA, in close collaboration with CIHEAM-IAMB, BLE, DLR, KINNO and CSIR-GH. The event will include four thematic sessions and will involve farmers’ associations, research institutions, donors and policy makers.
Special attention will be devoted to young innovators carrying their solutions to mitigate the socio-economic and environmental impacts of pandemics on FNSSA.

About 50 applicants from 18 Countries of the whole African continent, responded to a specific “Call for proposals” that was closed on 15th August.

Among them, 25 young entrepreneurs have been selected and invited to participate in the Workshop as panelists to present their innovative ideas.

LEAP4FNSSA is happy to announce that the following ideas/projects have been selected:

  • African Bio-Compost Grower | Chabi Bienvenu Adje (Benin)
  • ISADA-Consulting | Mori Gouroubera (Benin)
  • VartLab | Alaye H. Magloire Firmin Oteyami (Benin)
  • Grainotheque | Daniel Oulai (Cote D’Ivoire)
  • Integrable Farms (iFARMS) | Stephen Edward Moore (Ghana)
  • YICT4Ag | Zikiru Shaibu (Ghana)
  • Sesi Technologies – GrainMate | Isaac Senu Sesi (Ghana)
  • Farmula | Ibrahim Abdulmalik (Kenya)
  • Mitsa elengos ltd | Rachel Gakii (Kenya)
  • FSPN Africa | Kalvince Otieno (Kenya)
  • Utmost Precision Limited | Loise W Wachira (Kenya)
  • FarmRide | Clement Kandodo (Malawi)
  • BeP-Biopesticide replace Pesticide | Mohammed Aourach  (Morocco)
  • Farm4Trade Namibia Trust |  Andrea Capobianco Dondona (Namibia)
  • Rural Farmers Hub | Olusegun Adegun (Nigeria)
  • Know Your Farm Hands | Olufolakemi  Aina (Nigeria)
  • ONEIL Greenfarm limited |  Aminu Jacob Lasisi (Nigeria)
  • Crop2Cash Ltd | Michael Ogundare (Nigeria)
  • Aquaborne Farms | Olubunmi Akinkuolie Okeowo (Nigeria)
  • Indigi Foods Nigeria Limited | Christiana Okere (Nigeria)
  • FutuX Agri-consult Limited |  Babatunde Emmanuel Olarewaju (Nigeria)
  • Tech4Ag Ltd | Oyewale Abioye  (Nigeria)
  • FarmKlan | Felix Nyikwagh (Nigeria)
  • Reel Life NPC | Claire Reid (South Africa)
  • ng’wala Inventions | Edmond Ng’walago (Tanzania)

The event is open to all, you just need to register here.

LEAP4FNSSA project is providing you the opportunity to interact with all idea-carriers through a specific forum in the EU-AU Agora. For updates and further information, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, visit our  EU-AU Agora or contact us on info@leap4fnssa.eu.

More info about selected idea carriers coming soon: in the forthcoming days it will be possible to know all of them.
Stay tuned on LEAP4FNSSA website!