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Results baseline food and nutrition survey Kisumu
March 9, 2018Research project
Results baseline food and nutrition survey Kisumu

In the frame of the Global Challenges Programme, the “Women Food Entrepreneurs in Kenya and Burkina Faso” project undertook the baseline food and nutrition survey. The results are now available for Kisumu, Kenya. The survey covers two slums, Nyalenda and Obunga. »

Youth in Agribusiness Community of Practice Kick-off
September 8, 2017Knowledge activity
Youth in Agribusiness Community of Practice Kick-off
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

AgriProFocus, in collaboration with F&BKP, hosted the first Community of Practice on Youth in Agribusiness on September 5, 2017. Objective of the CoP is to share recent work of members , provide feedback, identify knowledge questions and ideas for joint action, find innovative solutions for urgent issues and inspiration for collaboration. »

November 14, 2016Knowledge Portal
Youth e-agriculture entrepreneurship

This magazine focuses on youth e-agriculture entrepreneurship. Young innovators in Africa, the Caribbean, and Pacific region, have recognized the need for creative solutions to raise agricultural productivity and the huge prospective market for their ICT-enabled services in agriculture. The issue includes articles with many examples and challenges of scaling-up initiatives and ensuring inclusive initiatives and on how to set up healthy, supportive eco-sytems for ICT start-ups in agriculture. It also offers practical advise on how young e-agriculture entrepreneurs can fund their initiatives and on how to develop a business strategy. »

Job opportunities for youth in Africa's agricultural transformation
May 24, 2016Study
Job opportunities for youth in Africa’s agricultural transformation
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

Youth comprise an increasingly high portion of Africa’s population. Yet a large part of Africa’s youth are currently unemployed. The Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) together with the INCLUDE Platform for Inclusive Development Policies have written a policy paper that looks at the potential of promoting youth employment within processes of inclusive agriculture transformation. »

The role of agri-entrepreneurship and farming innovations for youth in agriculture engagement
February 17, 2016Knowledge activity
The role of agri-entrepreneurship and farming innovations for youth in agriculture engagement
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

On January 20 a seminar was organized on the topic of entrepreneurship and innovations in developing countries for young peoples’ involvement in farming. Participants were mid-career professionals from Africa and Asia as well as Netherlands-based professionals representing knowledge, policy and private institutes. »

The future of our food
January 14, 2016Knowledge activity
The future of our food
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

On December 9, a seminar was held at CDI Wageningen on the topic of youth in agriculture. This item describes the results of the debates and highlights potential knowledge questions and activities that could emerge around the topic. »