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EAC agricultural food systems increase youth opportunities

Published on December 20, 2017

The rapidly transforming agrifood systems have the potential to drive the expansion of youth employment and broadbased economic development in East Africa.

Agriculture is widely perceived by youth as an unappealing, traditional, labour intensive farm activity not as a potentially high-profit business activity. However, according to African Economic Outlook, agriculture sector currently involves a spectrum of new opportunities on and off the farm connected to marketing, processing, packaging and food service, in addition to on-farm production. Read more. Source | Daily News