Intervening at a side event called "Rural youth Employment and Entrepreneurship for Food & Nutrition security", Denis Kabiito from UNYFA (Uganda National Young Farmers Asociation) spoke about young farmers and the role they can play.
He listed a number of steps to take so as to fully unleash their potential. In particular:
1. Profitability of farms
2. Value chain development
3. Skills enhancement (vocation, mentorship & incubation)
4. Organize the youth for scale & voice
5. Policy & will
6. Innovation & Mechanisation