How can- and will- agripreneurial rural youth build capacities to support sustainable food systems? Co-organised by the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) and the Agriculture for Food Security 2030 programme (AgriFoSe2030), this event will address the capacity development needs of rural agripreneurial youth and how to enable them to take on the challenges of feeding a projected 9.7 billion people by 2050 in a sustainable manner.
Insights on the topic will be shared by speakers from AGRA, the Eastern African Farmers’ Federation, Baridi, Sanitation360, and SLU.
Dr. Agnes Kalibata – President of AGRA
Ms Elizabeth Nsimadala – President of the Eastern Africa Farmers Federation
Tracey Kimathi – Founder of Baridi
Dr. Jenna Senecal – CEO of Sanitation360
Assem Abu Hatab – Associate Professor in Food and Development Economics (SLU)
The event will take place in person at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and will be streamed online.
This event will be part of the A Day at Sida which takes place during the whole day of the 1st of June, 2022.