Tag: YPARD

Spurring Agricultural Growth in Africa in the Next Decade: Rural and Urban Youth Engagement

Boosting African Agriculture Partnership, Investment and Technology with particular concern on narrowing the investment and access to technology gaps that present limitations for young people across the African Continent is of great interest to me. I am very much excited and do applaud some regional and country-level initiatives to support young people to gain employable skills and in addition provide leeway… Read more →

Regional Workshop on “Engaging Youth in the Implementation Phase of the CAADP Transformation Agenda – KIS” in Accra, Ghana!

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is organising a Regional Workshop on “Engaging Youth in the Implementation Phase of the CAADP Transformation Agenda – KIS” on 9-10 May 2013 at the FARA Headquarters in Accra, Ghana. The meeting will look at the entire CAADP country and regional policy processes, and identify innovative approaches for making job creation for… Read more →

International Youth Day 2012: Asserting our will to strengthen partnership among Youth for agricultural development

By Marina This joint statement on the occasion of International Youth Day, 12 August, comes from a group of youth networks involved in rural and agricultural development with the support of the following organizations FAO, IFAD, WFP, CTA. “Building a Better World: Partnering with Youth” – the theme of International Youth Day 2012 – is a perfect expression of our… Read more →

My Songhai Experience-Olawale Ojo, Nigeria

In September 2010, I learnt about the Songhai Centre from my father who had read about the center in the daily newspaper. I then went online on the internet to read more about the center. I was impressed and the BIOGAS section caught my attention. I wrote the organization via email to know what was required. The reply I got… Read more →