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  • Kosmos Innovation Center Announces Winners of 2017 AgriTech Challenge

    6th September 2017

    Kosmos Energy announced today the winners of the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) AgriTech Challenge, a formal competition that invites young entrepreneurs to use innovation and information communication technology (ICT) to develop commercial solutions to challenges within the agricultural sector....

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  • Speech By Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister Of Food And Agriculture At The Kosmos Innovation Center Agritech Challenge Investment Award

    6th September 2017

    I wish to express my profound gratitude to Kosmos Energy, for inviting me to be part of this investment awards ceremony. It is also gratifying to note that Kosmos Energy has taken this bold step outside its core business, as an oil and gas production company to create a programme ...

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  • KIC AgriTech Challenge 2017 Enters its Final Stage

    28th July 2017

    The Kosmos Innovation Center today hosted its 3rd and final round of business plan pitches of the 2017 AgriTech Challenge, at the Law School auditorium at the University of Ghana, Legon.The 2017 AgriTech Challenge begun with sixteen teams presenting at the first pitch, eleven at the second pitch ...

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  • The Final Business Plan Pitch Of The 2017 Agritech Challenge

    27th July 2017

    It has been a momentous nine month journey for the 2017 cohorts.  As you may recall , we begun this journey with 16 teams at first pitch then had eleven (11) teams presenting during the 2nd Pitch.   At the end of the 2nd pitch, six (6) teams were selected,  based on the votes and comm ...

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  • IMANI Report: The Highs and Lows of Government’s ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ Campaign & Recommendations

    18th July 2017

    Agriculture has remained a central driver of Ghana’s economy despite the structural modifications that have occurred over the years. For a sector that employs 35.95% of the active labour force as revealed in a recent report by the Ghana Statistical Services and a major source of revenue for the go ...

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  • Trotro Tractor Nominated For Premium Bank Ghana Startup Awards

    30th June 2017

    Awesome news!! Trotro Tractor Limited has been nominated for the 2017 Premium Bank Ghana Startup Awards.Voting is officially opened on www.ghanastartupawards.com/voteKindly vote for them under these two categories; 1. Agribusiness start-up 0 2. StartUp of the Year category. Please share wit ...

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  • Kosmos Innovation Center Selects Eleven Business Teams to Move to Next Level of 2017 AgriTech Challenge

    1st June 2017

    The Kosmos Innovation Center today hosted a second round of business plan pitches at the ISSER auditorium at the University of Ghana, Legon. The first in the series of three business plan pitches was held last month on April 28.   At today’s session, 16 teams pitched their proposed business ...

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  • Kosmos Innovation Center 2017 AgriTech Challenge First Round Business Plan Pitch Remarks by Joe Mensah, Kosmos Country Manager

    5th May 2017

    It is my pleasure to welcome you all again to the First Business Plan Pitch of the 2017 Kosmos Innovation Center AgriTech Challenge. This is the second year of the KIC programme.Over the past six months, the teams have been through a series of training programmes to build their capacity to get t ...

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  • Kosmos Innovation Center Hosts First Round of Business Pitches as 2017 AgriTech Challenge Moves Forward

    28th April 2017

    ACCRA – As part of the 2017 AgriTech Challenge, the Kosmos Innovation Center will today host a first round of business plan pitches at the ISSER auditorium at the University of Ghana, Legon . Sixteen teams consisting of promising young entrepreneurs will present the business plans they have formul ...

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  • Statement made By George Sarpong – External Affairs Director, Kosmos Energy At The School Of Continuing And Distance Education 68th Annual New Year School And Conference – 2017

    12th April 2017

    Mr. Chairman, School of Continuing and Distance Education, Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for giving me the opportunity to make a statement at this very important forum –“Planting For Food and Jobs”

    I work with Kosmos Energy, an Oil & Gas production company, the company that ...

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  • Kosmos Innovation Center Inspires another Twenty-Five AgriTech Business Teams to Tackle Challenges In Agricultural Sector After AgriTech Exchange Event In Accra

    29th March 2017

    Twenty-five AgriTech Business Teams competing in the Kosmos Innovation Center 2017 AgriTech Challenge have embarked on a series of market research tours across six regions to validate business plans they have formulated after attending a two day AgriTech Exchange workshop.From 29 January to 6 Fe ...

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  • Youth Forum - 68th Annual New Year School and Conference the, School of Continuing and Distant Education

    23rd March 2017

    As a follow-up of the 68th Annual New Year School and Conference the, School of Continuing and Distant Education is organizing a youth forum on the theme ‘Planting for Food and Jobs” on March 30th 2017 at the ISSER Conference hall, University of Ghana. This is a ...

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  • KIC Market Research Trip 2

    19th March 2017

    Six Regions (Greater Accra, Volta Eastern, Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Northern)This follows the AgriTech Exchange event were the business groups have now formulated business proposals around the problem statements gathered at the event.This trip will give the Agripreneurs Business Teams the oppor ...

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  • The Enterprise Africa Summit

    19th March 2017

    This is a three-day event under the auspices of the British Council sponsored by KPMG, KOSMOS Innovation Center, Coventry University and Invest in, Africa brings together academics, policy-makers, private sector, investors, international and national development partners, civil soci ...

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  • Celebrating one year of energizing the youth to support Ghana’s development

    16th March 2017

    In 2016, Kosmos Energy set up the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) to serve as an enabling platform for Ghana’s youth to create innovative solutions to the country’s development problems. Focusing on Agriculture, KIC’s 2016 AgriTech Challenge had over 100 applicants, 44 of whom were shortlisted. ...

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  • CSR AWARDS

    22nd February 2017

    Barely 7 months after launching the Kosmos Innovation Centre Programme(KIC ) in March 2016, the programme has won two awards for Kosmos Energy, all in 2016! For the first award, Kosmos Energy was adjudged the CSR Extractive Company of the year for 2016. This was organised by the Centre for CSR West ...

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  • The Annual New Year School and Conference

    22nd February 2017

    Kosmos Energy, under the Kosmos Innovation Center initiative co-sponsored this year’s New Year School and Conference event. The New Year School and Conference is an annual forum where issues of national interest and concern are discussed based on a selected theme with sub-themes. The forum is orga ...

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  • Lunch and Learn Series - Nov 2016 and January 2017

    20th February 2017

    Between November and January 2017 after recruitment, KIC organised a series of lunch and learn events for all the recruited Agritechies. The first was a 3-day lunch and learn series organised to orient the Agritechies on what to expect from the Kosmos Innovation Center programme by the end of the se ...

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  • Second Season of the Kosmos Innovation Center 2017 AgriTech Challenge Takes Off

    29th January 2017

    Accra, GHANA – January 29, 2017 – Kosmos Energy announced today the enrollment of one hundred new entrepreneurs into the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) 2017 AgriTech Challenge, a formal competition that invites young entrepreneurs to use innovation and information communication technology (ICT) ...

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  • AgricTech Challenge Investment Decision Award

    7th October 2016

    Remarks by Joe Mensah, Country ManagerDistinguished Guests Our KIC AgriTechies Our friends in the Media Distinguished Ladies and GentlemenIt is my pleasure to welcome you again to the Kosmos Innovation Center AgriTech Challenge Investment Decision Award. Barely seven months ago, Kosmos En ...

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  • Kosmos Energy Invests US$100,000 in Young, Accra-Based Entrepreneurs with the Vision and Drive to Improve the Agricultural Sector

    3rd October 2016

    Accra, GHANA – September 29, 2016 – Kosmos Energy announced today the winners of the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) AgriTech Challenge, a formal competition that invited young entrepreneurs to use innovation to develop commercial solutions to challenges within agriculture. After nurturing their ...

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  • KIC AGRITECH CHALLENGE AWARDS

    27th September 2016

    Kosmos Energy will, on Thursday 29th September 2016, make a public announcement of the winners of the KIC AgriTech Challenge at an event at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Accra.The event will bring together all the teams who participated in the challenge, partners, agribusinesses farmers etc.  KIC 20 ...

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  • KIC Final Pitch

    23rd August 2016

    On March 16th  we launched our flagship corporate social investment programme – the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC).  The objective of this programme is to encourage and excite Ghanaians to use ICT/innovation to solve some of the country’s pressing development sector problems.  We chose to be ...

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  • Kosmos Innovation Center Reports Progress In Its Program To Address Challenges In Agriculture

    21st June 2016

    Forty-four young entrepreneurs participate in AgriTech Challenge, complete 13-day market research tour in five regions of Ghana, and prepare to pitch business plans to a panel of judges.ACCRA, GHANA, June 21, 2016 – Two months after its successful launch, the Kosmos Innovation ...

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  • Kosmos Energy Under it's Kosmos Innovation Center Programme Hosts Inaugural Two-Day Agritech Exchange Event in Accra

    27th April 2016

    Following its March 2016 launch, the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC), in partnership with the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), hosted Ghana’s inaugural AgriTech Exchange on April 13th and 14th 2016.The Exchange consisted of a series of highly interactive and informative br ...

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  • Remarks by Ms. Juliana Taylor, Head of Operations, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology.

    19th April 2016

    Good morning ladies and gentlemen, and Honourable Minister. We're very excited to join Kosmos today to finally launch the KIC. I'd also like to acknowledge our senior leadership team, and some of our entrepreneurs and trainees who have also joined us today.As George rightly mentioned, MEST was f ...

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  • Speech by Alhaji Mohammed-Muniru Limuna, Minister of Agriculture at the Launch of Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) at the Movenpick Hotel on Wednesday, 16TH March, 2016, in Accra

    7th April 2016

    Mr. Kwame Jantuah, - Commissioner and Vice Chair of the Energy Committee at the National Development Planning CommissionMr. Joe Mensah, Country Manager of Kosmos Energy GhanaManagement of Kosmos EnergyDistinguished Invited GuestsOur friends from the MediaLadies and Gentlemen....

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  • Kosmos Innovation Center Launch Event Remarks by Joe Mensah, VP and Country Manager, Kosmos Energy Ghana

    7th April 2016

    Honorable Minister Agriculture, Alhaji Mohammed Muniru LimunaMr. Kwame Jantuah, Commissioner and Vice Chair of the Energy Committee at the National Development Planning CommissionDistinguished GuestsOur friends in the MediaLadies and GentlemenIt is my pleasure to welcome you agai ...

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  • Address by Govt Representative (NDPC) on the Occasion of the Launch of Kosmos Innovation Center at the Moevenpick Hotel on Wednesday 16TH March, 2016, in Accra.

    7th April 2016

    Hon Alhaji Mohammed Muniru Limuna - Minister of AgricultureMr. Joe Mensah – Vice President and Country Manager Kosmos EnergyDistinguished Invited Guests,Our friends from the MediaLadies and GentlemenI am honoured to have been invited to the formal launch of the Kosmos Innovatio ...

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  • Kosmos Energy Launches New Corporate Social Investment - The Kosmos Innovation Center - Investing in Ghana’s Future, One Entrepreneur at a Time.

    16th March 2016

    Kosmos Energy Ghana, announced today that it has launched a new flagship corporate social investment programme, called the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC), in Accra.

    KIC will use innovation and apply commercial solutions to Ghana’ ...

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