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Meet the Prize-Winning Young Agripreneurs at GCARD3!

This week marks the Third Global Conference on Agricultural Development, jointly organized by the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) and CGIAR Consortium.

To bring youth into the discussion, six young agripreneurs have been awarded a US$5,000 seed fund to facilitate the startup of their agribusiness project, and will be attending the conference in Johannesburg to receive their first induction training and network with agriculture experts from all over the world.

For the next year, these agripreneurs will be will mentored by Farming First supporter YPARD (Young Professionals for Agricultural Development) – who will train them on new ways to advocate and network using innovative communication and networking tools.

Meet the finalists and follow the discussion using #GCARD3! Continue reading


5th – 8th April 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa

If we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals we are going to have to step up our efforts in agri-food research and innovation, to turn knowledge into impact. The Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) was created to bring together science and society to transform agri-food research and innovation around the world. GCARD is about promoting investment and building partnership, capacities and mutual accountabilities at all levels of the agri-food system. Read more >> Continue reading