Youths in Agriculture: Chonyui Bouldwin Duna

In the third of the 'Youth In Agriculture' series, we meet Mr. Chonyui Bouldwin Duna, a professional Animal Production Technologist from Cameroon. He shares with us his educational background, agricultural activities, how he overcomes challenges and valuable insights on engaging African youths in agriculture.

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Run, Forest! Run!

The palm is calm: coconut trees are among the few tropical tree species not threatened by deforestation, but actually on the rise in terms of global coverage. Perhaps surprisingly, coconut trees nevertheless were the dominating theme of the recent deforestation conference hosted by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests. The conference, entitled ‚Working Across Sectors to …

A New Dawn for African Youths in Congo D.R.

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, specifically in South Kivu in Bukavu, New Day Afrika Youth Association, founded in 2015 has developed the project Initiation to Farming Practice' to encourage youth involvement in the agricultural sector. This project aims to improve students' knowledge by practicing channel in order to get them to become familiar with …

Success Stories Across the Globe as CSAYN takes on Climate Smart Agriculture Towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

CSAYN in February was able to engage in different programmes across the globe where we have different actions that was taken with the help of our partners and supports. We are very grateful to all young people/farmers around the world presently putting food on communities table with different initiatives. Below are the actions that was …

COP23: Climate Action for Food Security

On the third day of CSAYN’s participation at COP23, we were on the panel for the UN System Side Event: ‘Climate action for food security: Harvesting adaptation and mitigation benefits in the land sector'. The key focus was “What particular support do young farmers need to increase action towards more risk-informed sustainable food production and …

COP23: Supporting Youth Innovations to Confront Climate Change

CSAYN team participated in the COP23 SDSN Side-Event, entitled “Supporting youth-led innovation to confront climate change: Opportunities for action”. Ever since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement, a growing range of solutions-oriented initiatives have sought to provide support to youth-led innovations including those in business, charity, and education. …

COP23: Youth Engagement in Climate: Climate-Smart Agriculture and Smart Education

CSAYN, IFAD and partners organized a Side Event to discuss Youth Engagement in Climate: Climate Smart Agriculture and Smart Education. The occasion was given to speakers representing the CSAYN to present efforts undertaken to bridge the gap between youth, unemployment and Climate-Smart agriculture through their activities. Africa has the world’s youngest population with 420 million aged …

COP23: Meeting between CSAYN and IFAD at Bonn, Germany

It is the 8th of November, 2017 at around 9:00AM German Time when Elizabeth Gulugulu and Amanda Namayi meet outside the MacDonald’s near the Cologne Railroad Station. The temperatures are at an outstanding 3°Celcius, which is quite cold for two young African girls from the Tropics. Their host, Nala Mueller, waves at them to signal …