Solomon Elorm Allavi

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Name: Solomon Elorm Allavi
Organization: Syecomp Business Services Ltd
Website: http://sites.google.com/site/syecompgh
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Solomon Elorm Allavi is a GIS Mapping Specialist at Syecomp Business services Ltd, an agricultural consultancy company in Ghana. He has been providing professional consultancy services in Global Positioning System and its associated Geographic Information System (GIS) for smallholder farmers, large-scale producers and agricultural development projects in Ghana for close to 5 years. He has an excellent working knowledge of ICT applications in the agricultural sector in Ghana and working with Farmer Organizations (FOs) in the adoption of productive ICT-based technologies to improve their incomes and livelihood. He is also the chief curator of the award-winning @agricinghana blog.

Challenge Entries

Oct 20, 2011 / 1 Comments / in Youth development

Youngdevs Initiative Ghana (YIGh) seeks to build sustainable organizational and marketing capacities for disadvantaged rural youths engaged in fish-farming in all the regions of Ghana. A significant part of the project shall be the establishment of a geospatial database of all youths engaged in fish farming businesses in the targeted regions assisting them form groups/ associations in their respective localities.

We believe in a technology-powered world where information drive food commodity sales for producers and buyers alike and improve the incomes and livelihood of people in the society. Our project thus seeks to implement an information technology powered business model to deliver the needed information to rice farmers and other stakeholders in the value chain. Smallholder farmers in many countries face major challenges. In an age of global markets, they are forced to enhance production, improve the quality of their yield, and access markets within short timeframes.