MIJARC pilote Project "Facilitating Youth Access to Agricultural Activities" in collaboration with IFAD and FAO is almost finalised. The mapping and survey data are being processed and will be included in the final publication.
Three regional workshops in presence of rural youth leaders and young farmer representatives were organised in Africa (Senegal), Asia and the Pacific (Sri Lanka) and Latin America (Peru) with focus on the drafting of specific recommendations to improve youth access to farming.
The recommendations and final outcomes of this project will be presented during the Youth session of the Farmer Forum of IFAD in February 2012. Read more
One more year is coming to an end in a few days and we will be at at the dawn of a new year. This year was quite eventful in terms of our involvements in various policy forums and events as well as with our own actions at various levels. One of the most discussed topics of this year has been “The Price Volatility “.Farmers, governments and other stakeholders are very much concerned with this topic. As it stands it seems that there aren’t any immediate solutions to tackle this phenomenon which threw millions of people into hunger since the speculative force is too strong. read more