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Are you a food and agric company looking to hire new talents between May and December 2024?

Get connected to our pool of pre-selected and trained university graduates, ready for jobs in the sector!

There are two ways to engage:

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1. YFP Career Networking Event

This an in person career seminar to inspire and connect pre-selected job seekers to vacancies in the food and agric sector. Companies will be invited to exhibit and present their vacancies. In addition, there will be knowledge sessions on career pathways in the food and agric sector in Ghana. 

Benefits of the Career networking
event for companies :

 Access to over 50 pre- selected and trained university graduates .

Promotional content for your organization.

Table for exhibition of your company.

Promotion of your company on YFP and GFM social media platforms.



  • Save time, effort & recruitment.

  • Network with other industry players.

  • Together we inspire youth to pursue a career in food.

  • Put your CSR into practice by giving youth a chance to develop skills and start a career in food.

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Our pool of talent

Ghana Food Movement has an extensive youth network and we are experienced to attract and inspire young people to pursue a career in the sector. The candidates joining this program are graduates form various universities such as University of Ghana (UG), University of Development Studies (UDS), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), University of Professional Studies (UPSA), University of Cape Coast (UCC) and more. 


We select a total of 150 job seekers with a university degree from different educational backgrounds; from agriculture and engineering to communication and psychology. Their age is between 20 and 30 years and they have a work experience of 0-5 years. We advocate for more women in the sector and therefore select 60% women and 40% men. We select on personality, motivation for working & potential.

"Together we will show youth the cool & innovative

businesses to work for in this sector.

Be one of them!"

Recruitment process at and after the fair.

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.

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What are the costs?

Food Career Fair 2023

Joining the Food Career Fair costs GHc 2,000*. Secure an early bird ticket before the 1st of August and pay only GHc 1,500.


Recruiting from our pool of talent

If you hire a candidate at or after the career fair, we will take an extra fee of GHc 1,500 per person. After a confirmed hire, an invoice will be sent to your company one month after start of the candidate's contract. This amount should be paid within 3 months.

*Included; entrance (max. 4 employees), a company booth - 8ft x 6ft, 1 table & 2 chairs. Excluded; food, drinks, branding material and decoration of the booth. Guidelines will be shared after registration to ease companies’ preparation.

You support us to scale-up in Ghana

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.


Therefore we charge a fee for our services;

- Pre-selection of youth

- Skills trainings we provide

- Food Career Fair


Together with your fee we can organize our programs and scale-up it to other regions in Ghana, because we believe; many more youth should have access to great job opportunities in Ghana's thriving food and agric sector!

Quick & compact

Download our brochure to access all the information offline.

How to register  for the event?

You can sign up via the link below. We will get in touch with you within 24 hours after receiving your sign up to complete your registration.


For any questions, please get in touch with Maame Adwoa Arthur.


Maame Adwoa Arthur

Company onboarding & event manager

+233 (0)24 28 36 043

The following companies have joined
one of our  cohorts.

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"I was an unemployed psychology graduate and had no background in agric. This program opened the doors for me to be where I am today. Since January 2022 I work with Warc as Farmer Connector".

Dake Kobby 

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Who is behind the program?

The Youth in Food  program is initiated by Ghana Food Movement (GFM), in partnership Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council (GNBCC) and sponsored by the Dutch Embassy. 

We work with various partners like the Youth Employment agency, National Service Scheme and YFM.

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Ghana Food Movement

A home for innovation and changemakers creating a thriving foodsystem.

Ghana Food Movement (GFM) is a network of Ghanaian and international food actors including chefs, entrepreneurs, farmers, nutritionists, journalists and food activists who are determined to work towards a stronger local food system. GFM's vision is a self-sufficient Ghanaian food system that provides jobs, boosts local economies and enables access to nutritious local food while protecting ecosystems and biodiversity. They provide access to a diverse network and opportunities in the food space, curate immersive food experiences, design youth focussed capacity building programs and offer consultancy on sustainability, youth engagement and food innovation,

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Paul Anartey

Program Manager

Aimée Wallin

Head of Mentorship


Pauline Lingg

Program Advisor


Kwaku Brobbey Akyea-Boakye

Youth Onboarding & Coordinator


Maame Adwoa Arthur

Company Engagement & Event Manager

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Lydia Aményaglo

Head of Communications


Hajaratu Ayuba

Community & Communications Coordinator

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