Kosmos Energy’s Corporate Affairs Director, George Sarpong, has said that the forthcoming Annual Pre-harvest Conference and Exhibition aligns with the global oil giant’s vision for Ghana’s agriculture sector.
Mr. Sarpong made this revelation in a response to a set of questions posed to him at a recent media interaction in Accra to announce the forthcoming Pre-Harvest event taking place in Tamale at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium from September 25-27th September, 2019.
He said the Kosmos Innovation Centre, currently focuses on agriculture, they see the Pre-harvest event as the right forum to deploy the expertise of the young entrepreneurs their programme has groomed.
“In 2016, we created the Kosmos Innovation Center our flagship social investment programme. This programme allows us to invest in young entrepreneurs and small businesses who are interested in seeing Ghana develop. We empower entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into viable, self-sustaining businesses and we work alongside promising small businesses to help them scale and reach their full potential. With the programme currently focused on Agriculture,” Mr. Sarpong explained, “Kosmos Energy sees the Pre-harvest event as a laudable project and aligned with our vision of solving challenges within the sector through collaboration.”
As a sponsor of the Pre-harvest, Kosmos Energy is planning to play a visible role within the event’s programme with the aim of maximizing their sponsorship objective and enriching the experience of the participants.
Kosmos Energy shall be making presentations on topics including: “How will Ghana’s agriculture sector look like in 2023? What collective role can stakeholders play to change the face of the Agricultural sector with a focus on input, production, processing, finance, branding, packaging and market accessibility, What Technological Innovations in Agriculture can attract the Modern Youth? How do we breed the next generation of Agricultural Entrepreneurs? And Branding for Commercial Impact’’.
At the Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition, event Kosmos will be showcasing twelve of the companies created through the Kosmos Innovation Center programme. The companies will exhibit their products at the Kosmos Innovation Center Pavilion. The twelve companies come with amazing innovative services guaranteed to revolutionize how things are done, especially information acquisition, in Ghana’s agricultural sector.