Agripreneurship

Gambia Rural Youth Award 2017

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The theme of the award is ‘We need young people in rural areas: We need them to produce, process and market the food that will feed the world’.

Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals

To continue to feed a growing world population, we need to increase global food production. This appears though at odds with a number of seemingly insurmountable environmental and socio-economic challenges. This is particularly true for Africa, a region hit most strongly by climate change and yield gaps against a backdrop of poverty, migration and conflicts.

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Tapping into the talents of youth for African agriculture

Africa’s lack of agricultural youth adds on to other sustainability challenges such as climate change, rural poverty and food insecurity. However, being the youngest continent, Africa could potentially turn this challenge into opportunities and rejuvenate its agricultural sector.

Commercializing Agricultural Sector in Kenya: Wake the Kenyan Giant!

Presentation held by Stephen Vundi Mungula, Lead Junior Professional – SIANI Expert Group in Kenya at the SIANI Annual Meeting 2017.