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Strengthen programming, policy and research of youth in agriculture

Strengthen programming, policy and research of youth in agriculture

Strengthen programming, policy and research of youth in agriculture Activities 1.      Review research on youth in agriculture in various contexts and utilise findings to inform policies 2.      Provide recommendations to partners on good practices documented from own experiences and desk research for replication 3.      Conduct round table discussion with partners […]

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Create a platform for young people’s voices to be heard

Create a platform for young people’s voices to be heard

Create a platform for young people’s voices to be heard Activities 1.      Network with relevant actors to identify platforms for youth to share their experiences 2.      Coordinate with relevant actors to ensure that youth participate in such platforms 3.      Support and empower young people to speak about their experiences 4.      […]

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Recommendations

Recommendations

Recommendations Key recommendations from the group included: Value chain financing that improves quality and efficiency in financing agricultural chains by identifying the financing needed to strengthen the chain; tailoring financial products to suit the needs of the participants in the chain; reducing financial transaction costs through the direct discounting of […]

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Conclusion

Conclusion

CONCLUSION Mr. Johnson Kagugube- Executive Director Development, Research and Training (DRT) Johnsons thanked the participants for having honored the invitation. He appreciated the Minister for having honored the invitation too, recognized the steering committee members of IYET who had organized the workshop. He informed the participants that the aim of […]

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The National Strategy for Youth Engagement in Agriculture in Uganda

The National Strategy for Youth Engagement in Agriculture in Uganda

The National Strategy for Youth Engagement in Agriculture in Uganda  Presented by Yafesi Ogwang Assistant Commissioner Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF).The presentation focused on the role of Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) in youth in agriculture for development. Introduction Uganda has one of the […]

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The Impact of youth participation in the agricultural sector

The Impact of youth participation in the agricultural sector

The Impact of youth participation in the agricultural sector on the economic transformation/development of Uganda Presented by Mr. Mwesigwa Bickie Isharaza, Deputy Chief of Party, Feed the Future. The presentation responded to the question “what impact can youth in agriculture have on economic transformation?” and was informed by the case […]

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The Contextual Framework for the Youth in Agriculture in relation to National Development Strategies

The Contextual Framework for the Youth in Agriculture in relation to National Development Strategies

The Contextual Framework for the Youth in Agriculture in relation to National Development Strategies Presented by Judith Mutabazi -Senior Planning Officer, National Planning Authority (NPA). The presentation focused on the Government of Uganda planning frameworks, youth programs and projects, and existing opportunities. Introduction Uganda’s growth is driven the by services […]

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Banking the unbanked: Improving youth financial Inclusion in Uganda

Banking the unbanked: Improving youth financial Inclusion in Uganda

Banking the unbanked: Improving youth financial Inclusion in Uganda Introduction This session was facilitated by Ronald Rwakigumba, Mercy corps, and aimed at discussing the different options for youth financial inclusion According to World Bank statistics, FY 2015/16, only 22% of the Ugandan population had bank accounts, access to financial services […]

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