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Creating a responsive policy environment for youth-led enterprises

Creating a responsive policy environment for youth-led enterprises
Introduction
Uganda’s policies need to provide a supportive environment for youth-led agribusinesses to thrive. Facilitated by Richard Wanzala of Restless Development, the objective of the session was to explore how policies can contribute to youth becoming drivers of agricultural transformation. The session

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Driving Youth-led New Agribusiness and Microenterprise (DYNAMIC)

Ms. Jane Lowicki-Zucca, Program Director – Driving Youth-led New Agribusiness and Micro enterprise (DYNAMIC)
“Youth-led agricultural transformation must be led by youth and all actors have a responsibility to enable that youth call”
DYNAMIC works with youth to increase their self-employment and resilience in the agricultural

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Faculty of Innovation Studies and Extension, Makerere University

Ms. Dorcus Loga Okello; Faculty of Innovation Studies and Extension, Makerere University
According to Dorcus, educating young people in agriculture remains a challenge as most parents, mentors, teachers hope that when they take their children to school they will redeem them out of agriculture. Given the

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Youth Empowerment through Agriculture (YETA)

Drivers of youth-led agricultural transformation for economic development

Mr. Naphal Etyang-Chief of Party NCBA-CLUSA, Youth Empowerment through Agriculture (YETA)
Mr. Arinaitwe started by responding to one the question “what do youth want?” He noted that young people want to be leaders and to participate in matters

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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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