Isaac Aboah is a serial social entrepreneur and the founder of AgriLab, a greenhouse farm and youth-led organization that sits at the nexus of combating urban food security by feeding Ghana’s capital with quality vegetables and advocating for vertical and technological farming. He focuses on environmental sustainability with priority on urban communities across both mobility and food systems, as well as enabling active youth participation in agriculture. Isaac was the Regional Winner of the Hult Prize Competition in Kuala Lumpur, the biggest youth social-enterprise competition, where AgriLab competed and won first place out of 62 final teams.
Previously, he has worked as a youth education developer, entrepreneurship trainer, and consultant for JA Africa, Developers in Vogue, Ghana’s National Entrepreneurship Initiative Program, IFED Ghana, and Challenges WorldWide, a UK-DFID funded programme.
Since 2016, he has trained over 100 enterprises, over 500 youth entrepreneurs, and organized over 20 events across Ghana’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The way we produce food is the number one threat to nature, driving accelerating loss and degradation of lands and waters, climate change and declining productivity in farms, fields, forestry...