Blog articles

Job creation for the youth through farmer climate resilient practices

 Simon Kamukwape Wandila
by Simon Kamukwape Wandila

Not only does the exclusion of young people from the labour force extend generational cycles of poverty, it also disrupts social cohesion and can be associated with higher levels of delinquency among the youth who are not in employment.

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Achieving the SDGs through profitable, sustainable and inclusive agriculture

In order to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, agri-food systems have to be significantly transformed. The role of agriculture for inclusive growth and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was examined at a recent high-level panel co-organised by the ACP Secretariat and CTA in Papua New Guinea.

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Background articles

Women entrepreneurs: key players in ACP agribusiness development

Research has shown the value of women’s economic empowerment in development programs

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News articles

Growing African agribusiness through peer learning

At the 2018 African Agribusiness Incubator Network (AAIN) Conference and Expo, held from 7–9 March in Dakar, Senegal, CTA held an interactive session on how the incubation of women and youth entrepreneurs in agribusiness could be supported through ICT knowledge sharing and peer learning. As one of the co-organisers, CTA also sponsored 30 participants, comprising women and youth agripreneurs, ICT entrepreneurs, and a knowledge management team.

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Investing in job creation for young people in Africa

During the 6th EU-Africa Business Forum to be held on 27 November 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, CTA will be leading a session on integrating ICT innovations into agribusiness. The session will highlight the opportunities that ICTs can offer young entrepreneurs and help not only to transform agriculture in Africa but generate higher incomes and jobs.

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