May 14, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South Brasilia, 11 May 2012 – The capital of Brazil will host a high-level event on agriculture and development: the International Seminar on The Role of South-South Cooperation in Agricultural Development in Africa. For the first time, the event will bring
April 27, 2012 / Young People Farming and Food Conference These notes seek to synthesise understandings merging from the FAC/ISSER international conference Young People, Farming and Food, held in Accra, 19-21 March 2012 (see: https://www.future-agricultures.org/events/young-people-farming-a-food).
April 20, 2012 / Co-operation in the Global South International Seminar: The role of South-South Cooperation in Agricultural Development in Africa - opportunities and challenges17 May 2012 Brasília, Brazil Full programme (PDF, 95kb) Speaker biographies (PDF, 135kb) 9:00 Opening Chair: Jorge Chediek, Interim Director, IPCIG, UNDP RC/RRSpeakers: Minister Marco
March 21, 2012 / Young People, Farming and Food conference papers By Ben White, ISS Almost all countries in the world face serious problems of mass youth unemployment and underemployment, with unemployment rates much higher in rural than in urban areas. Small-scale agriculture is now, and if it survives in the
March 19, 2012 / Young People, Farming and Food conference papers By Joseph Ayodele Ariyo and Michael Mortimore Youth farming is a dilemma of agrarian policy that has defied resolution for decades. This short discussion illustrates the dilemma in relation to a recent attempt to introduce an enclave of large-scale commercial
March 18, 2012 / Young People, Farming and Food conference papers by Kangai Elosy and John Mburu This paper draws on the case of youth smallholder fresh produce production and marketing in Eastern and Central Kenya. Specifically, the paper focuses on how youth farmers have embraced the opportunities that facilitate GlobalGAP