The Ghana Association of Agricultural Economists (GAAE) held its third annual conference at the ISSER Conference Facility- University of Ghana, Legon from July 23-26, 2019.
The conference theme was Sustainable agriculture and national development: Finance, Markets and Job creation. The three-day conference brought together academia, researchers, industry partners and young entrepreneurs interested in developing careers in agribusiness. Apart from plenary discussion on the theme, there were poster and oral presentations as well as exhibitions.
Panel discussions on four key issues:
These issues were discussed with interesting contributions from the panel members. YPARD Ghana was represented by the country representative, Kafui Agbe was a discussant on the Job Creation in Agri-preneurship for the Youth panel. The key propositions made as a pathway for Job Creation for youth by the Country Representative include:
YPARD Ghana strongly believes that when this pathway is followed job creation in agri-preneurship for the teeming young population of Africa will be achieved to help reduce youth unemployment.
Photo credit: Kafui Agbe
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