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Hopes for the growing African youth population as the continent’s agrifood sector holds untapped potential to deliver jobs and livelihoods-report

Africa’s agrifood sector holds significant untapped potential to deliver jobs and livelihoods for the continent’s rapidly growing youth population, states a new report. The latest…

Heifer International urges for youth-driven agri-tech solutions to power Africa’s food systems

By Clifford Akumu Africa’s agricultural stakeholders have received a resounding call to support youth-driven innovations, embrace technology adoption, and establish strategic partnerships to fuel the…

Kenyan innovator Esther Kimani’s AI pest detection device game changer on the farm

Though she is young, at only 26 years old, Esther Wanjiru Kimani, is not only making waves locally but internationally too, due to her pest…

Youth turning organic waste and insect poop into gold

A youth group is making a killing by rearing the black soldier fly for fertiliser and animal feed production and protecting the environment. By Clifford…

Young graduate making a fortune from tomato farming

By Zablon Oyugi Upon her graduation, Anne Muriithi was among the few who got the chance to work with Egerton University’s Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural…

Practical training unlocks Nyandarua youth’s agribusiness potential

There is growing evidence that when you invest the youth in farming, their capacity and motivation to produce food profitably and sustainably increases  By Zablon…