Youth in Agriculture

Recent projections from FAO state that in the next 40 years the world’s population will increase from 7 billion to over 10 billion. At the same time, agriculture is an ageing and undervalued profession for which there is a declining interest among young people. Who will feed this growing population and how?  In order to tackle this issue, GFAR believes that youth, as key stakeholders in the future of AR4D, must be involved. Young professionals face numerous challenges including making their voices heard and exerting influence in the fie... more

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2014 Borlaug Field Award: Nominate An Individual Under 40

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