The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), has held a G20 Conference with particular focus on youth employment in rural areas. The programme, dubbed “The Future of the Rural World Innovation–Youth–Employment” was held on 27th and 28th April 2017 in Berlin. The participants invited were stakeholders from the world of politics, the private sector, academia and civil service. A very important outcome of the conference was the “Charter of Berlin” which is
G20 representatives highlighted the critical importance of creating better prospects for young people in rural areas. Nana Adjoa Sifa Amponsah is a young Ghanaian graduate, agripreneur, and initiator of the social enterprise Guzakuza Nana Adjoa Sifa Amponsah is the initiator of Guzakuza, a social enterprise empowering young women to create jobs, wealth and food security. As a graduate and agripreneur herself, Amponsah is on a mission to transform the mind set of young women to
With a spotlight on gender mainstreaming in agribusiness a team from the AAIN Secretariat has held two sessions with eight young CEOs of eight youth-led companies from Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya at Guzakuza, a member incubator of AAIN. The half-day session was hosted at the incubator facility in Accra, Ghana focusing on cross-cutting issues and investment opportunities. The team during the discussion at Guzakuza on Tuesday. The youth leaders were a representation of outstanding agribusiness