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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 
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

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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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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
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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