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First youth in agribusiness conference in Kenya

The first Kenya National Youth in Agribusiness Conference was held on 18 – 20 July 2017 at the KCB Leadership Centre, Karen in Nairobi Kenya. The conference themed, “Positioning the youth at the forefront of agricultural growth and transformation” and with a slogan “Vijana Tujijenge and Agribiz” translating to “Youth, let's grow with agribusiness” was attended by over four hundred young... More

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YPARD Kenya acknowledged for the Kenya's youth in agribusiness strategy contributions

YPARD Kenya has been a very significant and irresistible voice in Kenya's policy environment in the last twelve months. Laudably, among all other reasons why YPARD Kenya is a resounding name in the Kenyan region is that the movement played a very vital role in developing Kenya’s Youth in Agribusiness Strategy which feeds into the overarching Government of Kenya’s National Agriculture... More

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Pre-County consultations on the Kenyan youth in agribusiness strategy

As part of the Government of Kenya’s commitment to raise the profile of agriculture among youth in Kenya, the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries (MoALF) in Kenya together with its partners in the agriculture sector will be conducting County Consultations on the newly developed Youth in Agribusiness Strategy 2017 – 2021. This is an initiative supported by the Government of Kenya... More

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YPARD Kenya and the youth in agribusiness strategy development

According to the recent estimates, the Kenyan youth population is estimated at 13.7 million accounting for about 35.4% of the total population. This presents a rich labor force which translates to 60% of the total labor force in Kenya.  But, youth unemployment in Kenya is still high, estimated at about 64% of the total unemployed Kenyans, further creating an opportunity for... More

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Financing Youth in Agriculture

YPARD Kenya and African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC) partnered to convene a session in ACCRA Ghana during this year's CAADP Partners Platform on the 12th of April 2016. This was the only youth session for the entire 3 days of CAADP PP under the sponsorship of the Africa Union (AU). The side event theme Financing Youth in Agriculture aimed at... More

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Sustainable Development Goals and their link to Opportunities in Agriculture Value Chain: Shouldn’t Youth Explore?

“I’ll do anything to make money, as long as it does not get me into problems with the law.” A Kenyan youth, I’ll call him Paul, once told me. Paul and I met in late February 2016 at an Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya organized by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) in which more than 85% of attendees were Kenyan Youth.... More

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Agriculture, the Noblest Profession of them all

Agriculture!  It is such an important profession. All minds need food at least 3 times a day iregardless of the profession they practice. Ever imagined how food brings everyone at the same level?  Here is a compilation of the world movers and shakers  with a common factor;  they all have to eat to continue being great or even greater in what... More

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YPARD Kenya Grateful for YPARD Pilot Mentoring Workshop & Programme

YPARD Kenya was proud to host the pilot Mentorship Programme on 4 – 6 June, 2015 at Desmond Tutu Centre in Westlands Nairobi, Kenya convened by YPARD Global Coordination Unit in collaboration with AWARD. The programme saw the convening of 15 mentors and 15 mentees from all over the country as well as from diverse sectors and institutions. The mentors and... More

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The Learning Route Experience: Private – Public Partnership to Upscale Good Agricultural Practices in Kenya

Ruteros on the Learning Route (11 – 18 Aug, 2014, Nairobi – Embu Kenya) Lack of unemployment, gender inequality and discrimination, high school dropout rates, high costs of living, drugs and increasing crime rates are among the major crosscutting concerns that affect young people across Africa. Defining young people’s significance however remains just but a definition with no intention to ‘act’ the... More

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Kenyan youth get together, for the future they want

Democracy is the ability of citizens to enjoy equal opportunities of a resource, be it natural, social, human, or economic resource. Being in a third world country, Kenya, issues of democracy have resulted to political debates involving the civil society and the private sectors amongst many other interested parties. Our leaders have initially capitalized on their powers earlier instilled in them... More

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