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.

 

more

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.

more

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…

more

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…

more

Cookie settings