Specialty Training Can Help Youth Become Future of Agriculture
Agricultural training institutes can provide practical knowledge and help youth put their creativity, love for technology and innovation to use. Evidence from other sectors shows that skills development has had a huge impact on productivity and competitiveness in sectors, write Jemimah Njuki and Sam Dindi for the Aspen New Voices Fellowship.
The Aspen Institute, 14 March 2018
When Judith graduated from university with a commerce degree, she expected to land a job in a bank or with one of the many financial institutions in Kenya. However, two years down… Read more »
Vanguard, 14 March 2018
Nigeria's agriculture needs more involvement of the youth as the majority of farmers are old and slow in technology compliance, Cooperate Farmers International (CFI) has said. Read more »
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Agnes Nyinawumuntu, a former housemaid is today a model coffee farmer in Rukara, Kayonza District. From a 10 hactare coffee farm, she earns millions and employs dozens of people, New Times reports. see more »