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YPARD Trinidad and Tobago - Heading in the right direction

It was amazing to finally see so many stakeholders, our thriving and diverse agri-community all in one place, at the recently held TechAgriExpo2017. This event was long overdue as expressed by many of the student volunteers, visitors, business owners and entrepreneurs, who contributed to the event’s success which was held at the St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West... More

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Real growth is slow and steady

We've hit another milestone with our first mobile journalism training course..finally! Tech4agri has been practicing mobile journalism for two years. We have slowly been getting better and now we wish to pass on the knowledge we have learned to other budding entrepreneurs. Mobile Journalism focuses on the use of mobile devices, apps and accessories to gather and edit product content. This... More

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  • Trinidad and Tobago
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Change is coming

After 3 days of lengthy meetings and positive interactions, I honestly do think a change is coming. At the very least I can see it. Last month, a suprise came in our email. Tech4Agri was elected as the local Youth Representative for the GFAR Steering Committee. We had just signed up to become members of the forum, having seen an open call, which... More

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We finally did it! Tech4agri on TV

We’re live! We finally did it! Check out our latest promo above. Tech4agri is now airing on local television station SynergyTV! It is nothing short of a milestone. As previous blog posts will show it was long and difficult road to get here but we actually did it. This television station airs locally but is part of the FLOW cable service line up... More

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  • Trinidad and Tobago
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CSAC: Climate Smart Agriculture Compliance

Meet Steve Maximay. He is a consultant running his business Science Based Initiatives out of the island of Grenada. He has created a trade marked licensed tool called the Climate Smart Agriculture Compliance tool (CSAC). The tool is a simple checklist but its robustness lies in being able to be converted to a numeric scale out of 100. This now makes it easier to... More

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  • Trinidad and Tobago
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Onward with YPARD Trinidad and Tobago

“It is apparent that social media is not confined to the corporate world. It has its place in agriculture, business, education and every other sector. Additionally, agriculture is not a primitive or decadent field. It sustains the human race providing opportunities for self-sufficiency, innovation and food security. Understanding these learning outcomes, the importance of agribusiness and how social media influences everything... More

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Pure Ingenuity

One of my favorite words in the world is ingenuity. It’s my go to definition for people in agriculture who not only solve their problems but do so with a curiousity and a flair that most people do not have.This attitude could be compared to that of an architect or an inventor who takes functionality, visual impact, sustainability and usuability, merging... More
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Tech4agri: the podcast Ep 3: Forgotten Lands

There’s a notion in general agricultural diaspora that the small farmers of the world are the majority group of food producers who truly feed the world. I would say this is true to a large extent but others may dismiss this an opinion. Regardless small farmers do make a contribution. They are a majority that is treated like a minority. The... More

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Mobile journalism for agricultural development

Thanks to donors' support I creator of Tech4gri.com was able to attend the Mobile Journalism Conference (MojoCon) which was held in Dublin, Ireland on 27th – 28th March, 2015. MojoCon Ireland represents the first international conference focusing on mobile journalism, mobile filmmaking and mobile photography all in one event. As Technology4agri operates in the journalistic field this conference represented a great opportunity to learn the  best and up to... More

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Nothing but inspiration: #tffsummit

#TFFSummit Top Left: The women that change the world, Top Right: Winners Team Innovision, Bottom Left: Runner up Team FoPo, Bottom Right: winners of the special prize and runner up, Team Aahaar. Photos Courtesy Thought for Food And the winners are… Team Innovision! You can see the shock and amazement on their faces having won the 2014 Thought for Food Challenge.... More

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#TFFSUMMIT is on!

It’s finally here!!!! The 2015 Thought for Food Summit takes place today and Tech4Agri will be there live! The event is held in Lisbon, Portugal a beautiful city with rich culture, and food that serves as a prominent hub for entrepreneurship & innovation. Meet the finalists Hundreds of teams from universities all around the world entered the TFF Challenge, each diverse, motivated and brave enough to... More

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What drives you to succeed?

As customary on Tech4agri , we take the time to feature agriyouth like many of us out there striving for success. Understanding success factors certainly helps one along the way but it is not an exact formula. What is clear is that one must have that drive to pursue what he or she is truly after, exhausting every opportunity, to ensure they... More
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Agriyouth speak: There’s no limit to building youth capacity

Young people are truly the best example for other young people to follow. Many people would refute this statement, but it holds true once the young leaders of today remain dedicated to their work, share their experiences and guide the way for others. At the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) ongoing at the University of Warsaw, Poland, November 16-17, 8 Youth speakers... More
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Thought for Food Global Summit 2013 and the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services Annual Meeting 2013

In March of 2013, young professionals in agriculture, Mr. Luke Smith, Ms. Donna Marie Moon-Sammy, Mr. Alpha Sennon, Mr. Stephan Monsamy and Mr. Keron Bascombe entered the Thought for Food Global Competition for university students to tackle the world’s food issues. As a result Mr. Sennon, Mr. Smith and Mr. Bascombe attended the Thought for Food Global Summit held in Berlin,... More

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Youth Empowerment seeing a New Frontier

In the global agriculture diaspora, several topics/issues are always relevant or rather more current than others. I’ve realized that youth in agriculture are one of these. With fewer and fewer youth becoming involved in agriculture each year many wonder what will happen to the future of the industry. But if this is the case shouldn’t youth that are currently involved in... More

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