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VITA and Agribusiness TV to promote young agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa

Brussels, Ouagadougou – The Italian editorial group VITA (Afronline’s publisher), and Agribusiness TV announce the signature of a partnership to promote the talent of young agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa. This agreement has been signed in the framework of an editorial project of VITA, co-financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), which links about 30 private African media with VITA and Afronline on themes related to peace and security, inter-religious migrations and dialogue.

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Agribusiness TV aims to boost youth interest in African farming

Sep14

Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – With the logo of his internet TV station on his black T-shirt, Inoussa Maiga energetically plucks corn stalks in northern Burkina Faso for a programme on farming in Africa. Maiga, 30, launched Agribusiness TV in May in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou, determined to change poor opinions about agricultural work held by African youth and to help develop the continent.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMhY_8eH_Bc[/youtube]

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Niger: Virtuous vegetable gardens

A community garden run by a women’s cooperative in Niger helps feed the community and diversify its diet while providing an opportunity to generate extra income.

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Gender: Empowering women in agriculture

Over 50% of all economically active women in developing regions work in the agricultural sector, but the gender gap persists. It is therefore essential to mainstream gender in production enhancement policies, while also empowering women.

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Report from Kenya: Bagging a good deal with onions

Grouping together to form ‘commercial villages’ is allowing farmers in Nyeri, Kenya, to not only access markets but also obtain affordable credit, amongst other services. Contrary to traditional loans, where interest is paid during the life of the loan, farmers repay only after the products have been sold. continue reading »

Effective policies are essential

Few combined agriculture-youth oriented policies and specific instruments have been drawn up and implemented to date, although initiatives abound.

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