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YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE FOR DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP REPORT

YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE FOR DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP REPORT

YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE FOR DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP REPORT OCTOBER 17TH 20 Summary The Youth in Agriculture for Development workshop organised by the Initiative for Youth Empowerment and Transformation (IYET) brought together over 80 participants to share insights into youth-led agricultural transformation for economic development. Participants included government ministries, departments and agencies, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Pathways to developing Uganda’s agricultural sector

Pathways to developing Uganda’s agricultural sector

Pathways to developing Uganda’s agricultural sector In this session, participants were divided into stakeholder groups to discuss and come up with 3 priority stakeholder group interventions to promote/develop Uganda’s agricultural sector in order to contribute to increased sustainable job creation and economic empowerment for youth. The stakeholder groups included: government, […]

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Mind-set/behavior change among the youth in Uganda for sustainable youth-led agricultural transformation

Mind-set/behavior change among the youth in Uganda for sustainable youth-led agricultural transformation

Mind-set/behavior change among the youth in Uganda for sustainable youth-led agricultural transformation   Introduction Negative mindsets not only of youth, but also of stakeholders towards youth are a significant limitation to youth participation in agriculture. The objective of the session was to discuss best practices and develop recommendations mindset change […]

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Drivers of youth-led agricultural transformation

Drivers of youth-led agricultural transformation

Drivers of youth-led agricultural transformation for economic development The panel session was moderated by Ms. Sanyu Rebecca and was composed of 6 experts from government, development partners, academia and youth. The panel discussion topic was, “the drivers for Youth led agricultural transformation for economic development”. Each panelist discussed the topic […]

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Creating a responsive policy environment for youth-led enterprises

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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