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The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with FARA, Yam-Pukri, CAFAN, AYF, ANAFE, SPC/PAFPNET is organizing the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition (YoBloCo Awards).

This contest is launched in the framework of the ARDYIS initiative which aims to raise youth awareness and improve their capacity on agricultural and rural development issues in ACP countries using Information Technology.

This blog competition aims to:

  • Put into limelight issues, successes and challenges faced by youth engaged in: agriculture in urban and rural areas;
  • Encourage the production of information and the use of new information technologies by young farmers’ groups and organizations interested in the “youth in agriculture” question;
  • Promote the sharing of information on the issues of agriculture and rural development in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries.

    This competition is also being launched in the framework of the commemoration of the United Nations International Year of Youth.

    The YoBloCo Awards are open in two categories, individual category and institutional category.

    The Individual category is open to students in agricultural training courses, young farmers, journalists or other young people.

    The Institutional category is open to local or national young farmers’ organizations; Young members of farmers’ organizations; Young members of any organization interested in agriculture.


    For the “Individual category”: three prizes will be awarded, considering the whole ACP region

  • First prize : 1,500 Euros
  • Second Prize : 1,000 Euros
  • Third Prize : 800 Euros

    For the Institutional category, regional prizes will be awarded, one for each of the six ACP regions (West Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa, East Africa, Pacific and Caribbean).

    Each regional winner will receive a cash prize of 3,000 Euros.

    In addition, the best runner-up in each region will receive other rewards from CTA.

    Winning blogs and other best blogs will be promoted by CTA and its partners’ various channels.

    In addition, authors of winning blog or other best blogs will have the opportunity to be involved in future activities of CTA or of its partners.

    Application Deadline; 31 October.

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit; Write a Blog and Win 3000 Euros Website

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