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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. »

December 5, 2018Knowledge Portal
Getting ahead and getting by: exploring outcomes of youth livelihoods programs

This report examines factors that influence young people’s earning opportunities and well-being. The research is based on the experiences of 130 young people participating in two programs supported by Learn, Earn and Save (LES), a Mastercard Foundation initiative that was established to test models for market-level training and opportunities. The report looks at youth’s post-program earning pathways by grouping them into two categories: ‘getting by’ and ‘getting ahead’. »

F&BKP newsletter November 2018 (#06)
November 28, 2018News
F&BKP newsletter November 2018 (#06)

In the November newsletter, the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) gives an update on the Agrofood Broker of the Year Award, presents reports and workshops conclusions, and lists Knowledge Portal items and Events relevant to Food and Nutrition Security professionals. »

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. »

Rural youth empowerment to mitigate international migration?
September 20, 2018Knowledge activity
Rural youth empowerment to mitigate international migration?
Theme: Youth in agrofood systems

What is the relation between youth employment and education in agriculture and migration? And how should organizations working to improve food security via employment and education programs relate to the political agenda of mitigating (international) migration? These were questions discussed in another Community of Practice Youth in food systems Meet-up on September 11, 2018. »