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June 22nd, 2018 / CCAFS

Twelve million young people enter the African workforce each year with only roughly 3 million jobs available to them. To many, an agricultural career is not a glamorous prospect, particularly as climate change degrades land and disrupts weather patterns, making it harder for farmers to grow enough to feed even their own households.

In a recent online discussion about partnerships, innovations and financing for youth in climate-smart agtriculture (CSA), participants shared their thoughts around encouraging youth to take up agriculture as a career and adopt CSA. Read more