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An entrepreneur must be competitive and creative, but above all, open-minded

At the age of just 24, Madagascan Heritiaina Randriamananatahina heads up a cheese and syrup processing business that is growing fast. Lacking any formal qualifications, he discusses the barriers facing any aspiring young business man or woman in the…

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62 Results in projects and events

Jan 29

Vijabiz commodity business workshop

 “Youth Economic Empowerment through Agribusiness in Kenya” (Vijabiz) project organises a commodity business opportunity workshops targeting the youth involved in the project in Nakuru and Kilifi counties.This interactive workshop brings together key stakeholders from the county governments, non-governmental…
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Nakuru, Kenya

Jan 23

Community of practice youth in agribusiness - Supply and demand factors impacting youth employment and entrepreneurship

Young people struggle to make the transition from education to work to become financially independent. A growing aspiration gap lays bare the friction between economic realities and what it means for youth to be gainfully employed or a successful entrepreneur. The agri-food sector holds a great deal of potential. While national and global organisations are recognising the urgency of addre…
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Agro Business Park 2, 6708 PW Wageningen, Netherlands


Sep 5

Entrepreneurial Youth in Agriculture: New Skills and Technologies for Growth

To effectively harness the emerging opportunities for economic transformation and associated work opportunities for youth, policymakers need to anticipate how these trends will affect African agriculture and proactively formulate and implement pragmatic strategies to respond to them. The session will focus on the salient transformational changes influencing agriculture and employment patterns w…
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Kigali, Rwanda

Aug 28

Launching of the Vijabiz project

CTA in partnership with USTADI will be launching the Youth Economic Empowerment through Agribusiness in Kenya (VIjabiz) project. The overreaching goal of the project is to create sustainable employment for the rural youth in the counti…
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Nairobi, Kenya

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