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Wednesday, 25 May 2011 13:27
Did you know that the International Year of Youth is underway?
The United Nations International Year of Youth runs from August 2010 until August 2011, and it celebrates and advocates Dialogue and Mutual Understanding.
Friday, 20 May 2011 12:22
Young people between the ages of 18 and 25 are invited to apply to become National Focal Points for the Rural Voices of Youth (RVOY) initiative. NFPs work with the Rural Voices of Youth Coordinator to foster meaningful participation of marginalized children and adolescents in rural communities in providing solutions to issues that affect them.
Thursday, 12 May 2011 13:46
As part of the International Year of Youth, the General Assembly will hold a high-level meeting on youth on 25 and 26 July 2011. The high-level meeting will have as its overarching theme “Youth: Dialogue and Mutual Understanding”.
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 09:08
YPARD takes the opportunity of the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) 2011: Better life in rural communities with ICTs, 17 May, to sollicit any ICT4Agriculture enthusiast to join and launch discussion on the Website. www.ypard.net
Tuesday, 19 April 2011 10:30
The World Youth Report focus on youth and climate change, and is intended to highlight the important role young people play in addressing climate change, and to offer suggestions on how young people might be more effectively integrated as individuals and collective agents of change within the realm of climate change adaptation and mitigation.The Report is designated to assist youth and youth organizations in educating themselves and to become more actively involved in combating the threat of climate change. It is also meant to affirm the status of young people as key stakeholders in the fight against climate change. The publication comes at a time when efforts to address climate change are receiving unparalleled attention on the international arena, offering youth a unique opportunity for their voice to be heard in the debate.
Friday, 15 April 2011 08:02
Report By Zvavanyange Raymond Erick1
Monday, 11 April 2011 11:46
By Mamata Pokharel on April 5, 2011 0
As part of the upcoming World Bank Open Forum on the food crisis, we have been asking everyone for ideas on how to put food first for the almost 1 billion people who go to bed hungry today.
A lot of the solutions offered center around increasing agriculture productivity, improving distribution networks, and making sure we don’t waste food. But one of the ideas on the World Bank facebook page made me pause. Julius Ayi wrote: “I believe governments must also encourage youth to work in agriculture.”
Monday, 28 March 2011 13:53
CTA participated recently in FANRPAN’s node common visioning workshop held in Mbabane, Swaziland on 22 and 23 February 2011. The purpose of the workshop was to monitor the implementation of FANRPAN policy research projects, discuss network governance and management issues and plan for the forthcoming annual Regional Policy Dialogue in Swaziland on the theme of agricultural policies for the youth.
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 15:11
In societies where people have to travel several miles to get access to bank services and information, relatively inexpensive Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) are being increasingly exploited by rural youths in Kenya to fill these gaps and support their economic and social life. Using these ICTs, the youths are able to access real time price information, find help from farm professionals and connect to other young farmers in the region.
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 09:07