If you are attending or interested in our Young People, Farming and Food conference, you may like to read some of the resources below. They are selected examples of the rich body of research and reporting on youth and farming in Africa.
UN World Youth Report 2011
This year’s report focuses on youth employment.
Young people and policy processes
Dolf de Lintelo (2011)
This FAC paper examines the case for youth participation, how much young people are being involved, and what the impacts of their involvement are.
Young people and cocoa farming in Ghana
Notes on a paper to be presented at the conference, dealing with young people’s aspirations and their views of cocoa farming as a career option in modern-day Ghana.
Forced Displacement and Youth Employment in the Aftermath of the Congo War: From making a living to making a life
A MICROCON paper examining relationships between young people’s livelihood chances, economic markets and local violence in the aftermath of protracted conflicts
Strengths, Creativity and Livelihoods of Karimojong Youth
A briefing on research about young people’s lives in Karamoja Sub-Region, Uganda.
More resources from the Future Agricultures Consortium
Go to our Young People & Agrifood theme for a range of comment, articles and downloads on the topic.