Online discussion on Scaling Up Climate Smart Agriculture: Integrating Youth and The Digital Revolution

Agriculture is the single largest source of income for rural Africans and contributes to a quarter of the continent’s GDP. The agricultural sector occupies more than 70% of the labor force and contributes to food security and poverty reduction. However, climate change fundamentally and increasingly negatively affects agriculture in Africa. Africa is a youthful continent, …

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GACSA will discuss CSA and Innovation at the Climate Week in New York.

We are happy to inform you that GACSA and The Earth Institute Columbia University will host an official open event during the Climate Week in New York. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 20th at Grand Hyatt Hotel (109 E 42nd St, New York) from 9:00 am to 11:00am. The event will be …

CSAYN Congo Gets Support of Fisheries and Livestock Ministry.

In order to achieve the objectives of 2017 action plan, CSAYN RDC focal point was received on 22 August 2017 at the Cabinet of Fisheries and Livestock minister to reflect on a formal partnership framework aimed to support the actions of young people in this sector with secure jobs. The Director of Cabinet promised to …

From Food To Money in The Pocket: Engaging African youth in climate-smart agriculture

Agriculture requires innovative technologies and solutions in order to meet the increasing food demand due to growing population in the coming years. African governments with support from non-governmental organizations, international agencies and research institutions need to establish enabling environments and incentives to support youth initiatives to take up agriculture.”Dr Maren Radeny, CGIAR Research Program on …

Progress from Morocco

We took a trip to Morocco to hear from Dr Samuel Opoku Gyamfi. He is the Regional Coordinator of Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN) in North Africa. Here's what they have achieved so far: "We launched our first activities during the last COP 22 in Marrakech. After which we launched the SDG Training Program …

AFRICAN YOUTH SDGs TRAINING LAUNCH REPORT

ASSOCIATION DES FEMMES POUR LA PAIX ET ENCADREMENT DES FAMILLES Synergie, volonté, épanouissement. Récépissé de déclaration n° 00000395/RDA/J06/BAPP THEME : MAINSTREAMING THE YOUTHS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SDGS     On Tuesday, December 29th 2015, the African Youth SDGs Training Program was launched at AFPEFAM’s head office at Mendong Visite technique with 30 participants from youth …

Celebrating FARA: Commemorating the 15th anniversary of our partner

By: Alejandra Soto (CSAYN Global Unit) On November 26th the celebrations of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) anniversary were inaugurated in Johannesburg, South Africa, and will continue till the 28th of this month. For this event many activities were prepared under the main theme “Delivering Africa’s Future Through Science-led Agricultural Transformation”, including the …

The CSA Youth Network Present at the Global Alliance for CSA Inaugural Meeting

By: Aishu Narasimhadevara On 24 September 2014, the inaugural meeting of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture was held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, United States of America. The event was during the United Nations General Assembly when many events were going on to come up with global solutions to solve world problems. …