Thomas Tichař

Youth & Gender Advisor in Food Systems, WCDI, Wageningen University & Research

Youth & Gender Advisor in Food Systems, WCDI, Wageningen University & Research

Thomas Tichař

Biography

Thomas Tichař is the Youth & Gender Advisor in Food Systems at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, a part of WUR. He supports projects and courses and leads on youth and gender strategy and portfolio development.

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It is well-known that agriculture is a challenging sector to work in, and as a result, deters many young people from taking it over from their parents. However, many in the next generation are also recognising the opportunities; a rising middle class with more money and dietary preferences, closer ties between rural and urban areas through roads and transport, and the rise of new technology and digitisation – otherwise known as ‘the knowledge economy’.

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