Youth

The future of humankind will be decided in rural areas. A productive and sustainable agri-food sector in rural areas of developing countries is vital if young people are to enjoy long-term jobs and income and natural…

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Youth

The BMZ’s strong policy focus on rural development is generating a number of concrete initiatives. Linked to the kick-off workshop of the “Rural Future Lab”, some hundred people, including – most importantly – a group of…

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Youth

The combination of agriculture and entrepreneurship is the key to addressing the youth employment challenge. This is particularly true for Africa, perceives new report.

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Youth

Growing up on the farm, in rural surroundings, is a profound experience. You learn many life skills and lessons, but there are also a lot of challenges that cause many young people to seek their fortunes in the city. A…

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Girl at work at a Farmer Field Life School in Malawi. African rural youth need support.
Youth

A joint project by FAO and Nepad, financed by the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund aims to to promote rural youth employment and entrepreneurship in agriculture and agribusiness in Benin, Came-roon, Malawi and Niger.

 

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Youth

There are many reasons why young people in Africa are turning their backs on agriculture. Our author is convinced that here, access to technology, in particular tractors, is the crucial aspect.

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Youth

Young people are the future. And they need employment. For many African countries, creating these employment opportunities is a challenge, and in post-conflict states such as Liberia the hope for a sustainable peace adds…

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Gender

With the support of international NGOs, Zambia’s government is making an effort to improve the conditions that rural women are living in. However, it is going to take a long time before the well-meant measures take…

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