Initiative for Youth Empowerment and Transformation (IYET)
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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,

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