Ngin flagship event

The flagship event served multiple functions:
⦁ in-person meeting of the NGIN Ambassadors
⦁ Provide Ambassadors with the opportunity to start co-creating NGIN
⦁ Deep dive into regenerative agriculture including field visits in tropical Costa Rica.
⦁ Link intensively with coalition partners and gaining insights into these organizations, what they do and how they do it: IICA hosted NGIN at the Head Quarters in Costa Rica and IFAMA invited NGIN to join their World Conference 2022 and hold a youth panel on the main stage.
The Program:
⦁ Day 1: NGIN youth panel at IFAMA conference, Team building workshop, a guided visit to Dos Pinos and a presidential diner at IFAMA.
⦁ Day 2: Day at IICA facilities, soft skill workshops and a WFF workshop on Global Policy Making.
⦁ Day 3: Day at CATIE facilities, farm visit, talks by local organisations and a night out in San José.
⦁ Day 4:  NGIN workshops, how are we going to continue and a wrap-up lunch.
The NGIN ambassadors made a start with:
⦁ The NGIN Ambassadors committed to the following:
⦁ Writing a manifesto to summarize the key issues they would like to address and drive with NGIN.
⦁ Form Ambassadors Committees to work together on NGIN activities.
⦁ Build a youth consultation mechanism (advisory council) that brings wider youth-raised needs or solutions to the attention of the Board.

Invitations to speak – NGIN on panels and podiums
NGIN was invited to talk and share her vision or partner at several events:⦁ YAS21 (Launch)
⦁ E Tipu; the boma summit (Channel partner)
⦁ IFAMA World Conference (Partner)

NGIN Photo Competition 2023!

Announcing the winners & community winners of our NGIN Photo Competition 2023


After intense deliberation, our jury selected 3 outstanding winners for our NGIN Photo Competition 2023 “Youth in Agriculture: Part of the Solutions to Climate Change”. Furthermore, the NGIN Community voted for their 3 favourite photos from this year’s photo competition runner-ups. 


Join us as we congratulate the 3 winners of the NGIN Photo Competition 2023: 

First Place – 1000 Euro: Obed Yaoseh from Ghana: Seeds of Change, Nurturing a Greener Tomorrow.

“This image symbolizes a brighter future – nurturing food security, green economies, and poverty alleviation in Ghana and Africa.

Second Place – 500 Euro: Nafesat Lawal from Nigeria: Go Green

“Let’s go green! It’s always fulfilling going green: waste no more and together we can go green!”

Third Place – 200 Euro: Deblina Raj from India: Floating Farm


“A female farmer works on a vegetable garden built on a floating platform resistant to flooding water in Sunderban region in India, one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change-induced water level rise and frequent flooding”.

A huge congratulations also to our Community Winners Eric Rukebesha from Rwanda, Oluwatobi Joseph form Nigeria, and Daniel Alayande form Nigeria, as well as to the winner of the Ambassador’s Choice prize – NGIN ambassador from Bolivia, Jhanira Rodríguez.

Thank you all for capturing the spirit of innovation, sustainability, and the power of youth in shaping the future! Through your lenses, you invite the world to learn and reflect on challenges and solutions. And you instill your passion in all of us!


A big ‘Thank You’ to everyone who participated in the Photo Competition and sent in their photos.

Thank you also to the Photo Competition sponsor, Bayer and to the NGIN Ambassadors and NGIN Board members supporting this important initiative.


Stay tuned for more initiatives amplifying the voices of our future leaders!