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Ils l’ont fait !

Avec plus d’un milliard d’habitants, l’Afrique est l’une des régions les plus jeunes et dynamiques au monde. Le continent africain compte 60 % de jeunes de moins de 35 ans et 420 millions ont entre 15 à 35 ans, un chiffre qui devrait doubler d’ici à 2040.

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Challenges and opportunities in agriculture for African youth

This brief explores the challenges and opportunities facing young people trying to enter the agricultural and agribusiness sector. It focuses on actions that governments and other development actors can take to make the sector more attractive to young people, with an emphasis on those that can increase productivity, strengthen the value chains and increase the participation of young people in policy dialogue.

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Feb 12

Meeting

General assembly meeting of the ICON project

The General assembly meeting of the Innovative Cooperative on Nutrition (ICON) gathers all its 16 Ashoka fellows members, in Dakar, Senegal to review all the activities carried out since its last meeting in March 2018 in Ouagadougou, Burkina and validate the action plan for the next 12 months.

Location:
Dakar, Senegal

Jan 29

Workshop

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

Conference

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

Nov 6

Workshop

Catalysing actionable knowledge to facilitate next-generation ACP agriculture through youth entrepreneurship, job creation and digitalisation

After a successful first series of experience capitalisation on digitalisation, CTA holds the second series of the workshops focusing on youth and entrepreneurship. The workshop focuses on how digital applications combined with suitable business models, incubators, accelerators and other support offer opportunities for youth entrepreneurship, and agribusiness development to transform next-gener…

Oct 23

Conference

Social Good Summit Geneva 2018

The Social Good Summit Geneva is an initiative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Geneva office that brings together high-level decision makers to forge partnerships for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

CTA organises an AgriTech and Food safety session during the summit.

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Geneva, Switzerland

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