09 Oct 2017

Denis Kabiito at CFS44: how to unleash young farmers' potential

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