Youth are the future of agriculture

On International Youth day, we recognize that the goals of our global society cannot be achieved without the meaningful participation of the young. In particular, youth will be critical for addressing hunger along with implementing climate-smart agriculture for the mitigation of climate change and reducing the carbon footprint that comes along with farming practices. This…

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Why We Need to Invest in Agricultural Opportunities for African Youth

Group of youth in Senegal

In terms of age demographics, Africa is among the youngest continents in the world. Currently, 60 percent of the population is under the age of 25. By comparison, just 33 percent of people living in the United States and only 26 percent of the European Union’s population is in the same demographic. According to projections,…

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