A seminar to get inspired, to exchange ideas, learn from experiences and meet people, organisations and practitioners who are passionate about the topic of youth in agriculture. The seminar will take place on 20 January from 09:00 to 13:00 at the Impulse Building located in the Campus of the University of Wageningen. It is an integral part of the short course ‘Market Access for Food Security' of the Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) of Wageningen UR and the participants of the course (mid-career professionals in agri-food sectors in Africa and Asia) will be participating in the event.
The seminar builds on the seminar which took place on December 9th entitled ‘The future of our food: How to engage young women and men in the agricultural sector?’, which was organised by CDI, AgriProFocus, KIT and YPARD. That seminar’s focus was mainly on food production. Now we would like to broaden towards the role that agri-entrepreneurship and farming innovations can play in engaging youth in food value chains to ensure food security.
Ken Lohento, CTA Programme Coordinator, Information and Communication Technologies, will deliver an introductory speech at 9:15h.