Engaging African youth in agribusiness

  • 31st August 2017
  • by secretary

30 August 2017Webinar: Engaging African youth in agribusiness in a changing climate. Host: CGIAR. This webinar was a culmination of a month long online discussion organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), CGIAR Research Program on Livestock, the Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN), AgriProFocus, and ICCO Cooperation. 

The webinar focused on the following questions:

  1. What examples of innovative youth-led agribusinesses exist in Africa and what challenges do they face in a changing climate? 
  2. What career and business opportunities does CSA offer to youth in Africa? 
  3. What policies and programmes should governments put in place to facilitate the involvement of youth in agribusiness in a changing climate? 
  4. What approaches and opportunities exist for scaling up the adoption of innovative youth climate-smart agri-businesses opportunities across Africa?
Video recording forthcoming