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Young Jamaican team wins AgriHack Talent Caribbean contest at 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Suriname

October 13, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Young Jamaican team wins AgriHack Talent Caribbean contest at 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Suriname»



[caption id="attachment_2793" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jason Scott and Orane Godfrey of Node420 out of the Slashroots Foundation Hub.[/caption] Eight teams of young application developers, coming from six Caribbean countries took part in the Regional Finals of the AgriHack Talent competition at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Paramaribo, Suriname from 5 – 9 October 2014. During the various sessions at the finals, the participants received advice from experts in agriculture and ICT, and they also had to fine-tune the agriculture applications that they have developed. The last sprint was to pitch and present ...

Eight Caribbean partners selected to participate in the Agrihack Talent Caribbean competition

August 29, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Eight Caribbean partners selected to participate in the Agrihack Talent Caribbean competition»



NEWS - Eight Caribbean Technology and Innovation Hubs have been selected to participate in the Agrihack Talent Caribbean competition, which seeks to support the development of ICT innovations and entrepreneurship in agriculture by young tech talent. The event is being staged by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with institutions including the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and ConnectiMass Hub (cHub). The hubs/partners selected are The Community HUB Corporation (Trinidad and Tobago), Slashroots Foundation (Jamaica), Create Caribbean ...