About the Career Fair
Get to know us
The Food Career Fair is a one day interactive fair that connects innovative food and agriculture businesses with pre-selected job seekers. We admit businesses that are hiring youth, covering the entire value chain: from agronomists, to engineers, to scientists, communications managers and more.
Your participation gets you
You will be assigned a designated booth space at the fair venue. The booth will be equipped with basic furniture to display products, services, and employment opportunities.
Access to talent
Participating companies will gain direct access to a diverse pool of young talent, including recent graduates, skilled professionals (1 to 3 years) actively seeking employment opportunities in the food and agricultural sector.
Promotion and Marketing
The fair will attract heavy marketing and promotional activities from our media partner (YFM) and other supporting media houses like Citi Fm and radio and on social media.
You will have the opportunity to showcase your brand prominently through banners, signage, and marketing materials at the booth. Also, with posting about participation companies online.
The Food Career Fair allows companies to interact with other industry leaders, potential partners, and stakeholders. in the food and agric space.
Inclusion in the After-Event Video
Participating companies will be featured in the Food Career Fair's after-event video, which will be shared with all stakeholders and partners through online channels.
Joining the Food Career Fair costs GHc 1,500.*
If you hire a candidate at or after the career fair, we will take an extra fee of GHc 1,500 per person.
Our program is partly funded through the Private Sector Development Programme of the Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council (GNBCC) sponsored by the Royal Netherlands Embassy. To cover the costs we charge a fee for our services; the pre-selection of youth, the skills trainings we provide and the Food Career Fair.
*For a limited time get 50% off the original price.
We want your company to have flexibility and control over your own recruitment and onboarding processes. The Youth In Food program is there to provide the platform of qualified candidates with access to skills training. The rest is up to you.
If your business joins the event, we will make sure you attract candidates to your booth. You may have on the spot interviews at the event or plan an interview with this candidate for after the fair.
HOW DO I GET EMPLOYED ASAP?
Interviews with career centre representatives. With YEA & Ashesi.
Moderated by Aimee Wallin.
TRENDS IN GHANA’S FOOD SYSTEM AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH
Panel discussion with keyplayers in the industry.
Moderated by Abdallah Smith.
COMPANY INTERVIEWS (ALL DAY)
On the spot interviews at the fair (or add them to your pool of talents).
Make yourself known
To attract the right pool of talent, it is important to create a positive impression of your business and its culture. During and after this day, we support promoting your business among job seekers, both on- and offline.
There will be media coverage from several outlets such as Citi Fm and YFM.
Beneficial for everyone
Why invest in youth?
Young talents bring fresh perspectives, innovative ideas, and a strong drive to learn and excel. By nurturing and mentoring young professionals, your company can cultivate a dynamic and diverse workforce that is better equipped to adapt to changing markets and technologies. Investing in young talent also fosters a culture of growth and development, attracting ambitious individuals who can contribute to the company's long-term success while infusing it with energy and creativity.
Get in touch with us
Maame Adwoa Arthur
Company Onboarding & Event Manager
+233 (0)24 28 36 043