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January 15, 2019Knowledge Portal
Stimulating agribusiness entrepreneurship to solve youth unemployment in Kenya

This policy brief analyses the potential of agribusiness to address youth unemployment in Kenya and calls for increased collaboration between agribusiness owners, government and educationalists through entrepreneurship development. Entrepreneurship education and training is vital in preparing young people for the job opportunities that could be available to them and for the evolving nature of the agricultural sector. »

F&BKP newsletter December 2018 (#07)
December 21, 2018News
F&BKP newsletter December 2018 (#07)

In the December Newsletter, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) indicates that Food and Nutrition Security in conflict sensitive areas is nowadays high on the policy agenda and a priority theme of the Platform. In the newsletter a report is presented about the recent Food _ Stability¬†mission to the Horn of Africa, organized by »

Inventory on Dutch partnerships in support of SHAEA
December 18, 2018Study
Inventory on Dutch partnerships in support of SHAEA

The regional project Strengthening Higher Education for Agri-Food Transformation in Africa (SHAEA) is a proposed regional loan of the World Bank to six African countries to strengthen linkages between selected anchor universities and the regional agricultural sector. To create mutual benefit and set up sustainable cooperation networks, the F&BKP commissioned to Nuffic an inventory of existing institutional relations between the Netherlands and nine African countries. »

Youth in Food: Opportunities for education and employment
November 23, 2018News
Youth in Food: Opportunities for education and employment
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

This issue of the Urban Agriculture Magazine explores challenges and solutions raised by migration pressures with a focus on youth employment in city region food systems.¬†It involves practical examples from several countries and from small to mega-cities, urban, periurban and rural spaces. It explores opportunities for and barriers to youth employment along the entire food system. »

November 22, 2018Knowledge Portal
Youth in Food: Opportunities for education and employment

This issue explores challenges and solutions raised by migration pressures with a focus on youth employment in city region food systems. The collection of articles in the magazine explore opportunities for and barriers to youth employment along the entire food system. »

July 25, 2018Knowledge Portal
Scoping study to strengthen the Technical Vocational Education and Training in the Dairy Sector in East Africa

This study assessed the need, relevance, priorities, limitations and possible modalities of an East African Dairy Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) project. Potential for Netherlands support to have impact at scale would be to support a range of interested training organizations. »