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Moving forward on youth inclusiveness in agricultural transformation
December 20, 2016Knowledge activity
Moving forward on youth inclusiveness in agricultural transformation
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

Many policies and programs are being implemented that should bring youth back to work in agriculture, but they are often underpinned by assumptions that could undermine the effective augmentation of food security and employment. To start the discussion by shedding some light on the do’s and don’ts when working with youth, we organized two meetings on youth inclusiveness in agricultural transformation. »

November 14, 2016Knowledge Portal
Smallholder rural youth farming in Kiambu County, Kenya

This study in the Journal of Culture, Society and Development aimed at highlighting age, gender participation and the role of literacy in small scale farming among the trained youth in Kiambu County, Kenya. »

August 30, 2016Knowledge Portal
Assessing the future of agriculture in the hands of rural youth in Nigeria

This study in the International Journal of Agricultural Extension examined the perception of rural youths toward Agriculture as a profession in Nigeria. Data for the study were obtained through interview and structured questionnaires administered to one hundred and twenty respondents. »