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Youth in Agribusiness Festival

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Rwanda
  28 October 2015, 08:30-15:00
  Rubirizi Campus

AgriProFocus Rwanda in collaboration with RDI (Rural Development Initiative), the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, and other stakeholders, are organizing the ‘’Youth in Agribusiness Festival’’ Event, to enhance the engagement of more youth in agribusiness by facilitating information-sharing and knowledge-sharing between youth role-models and those who want to enter the Agribusiness career. 

1. Objectives:

- Increase youth awareness and knowledge on available opportunities in the Agribusiness sector

- Share the current situation of potential / opportunities and challenges for youth engagement in agribusiness

- Improvement of the networks among youth and development partners

- Inspire the stakeholders to develop an actions to invite and/or retain youth in Agribusiness

2. Participants:

- Unemployed Youth resident of Kigali city

- youth role models

- Fresh Agriculture graduates and Israel trainees alumni

- Youth group representatives

- Young Agro entrepreneurs and

- NGOs’ & Government’s projects that support youths (ex: MYICT, National Youth Council, etc.)

- Companies that would like to get youth involved in their business

- Innovation community leaders

- UR/CAVM Students And Lectures

- Financial Institutions which support Youth to Access Finance 

3. Components of the Event

The event will comprise:

- Presentations by representatives from NGO’s and Government institutions which support youth.

- Financial Service providers who have interesting products for youth, etc.

- Public speaking where youth role-models will share success stories.

- Creation of Youth platform of youth interested in Agribusiness and the platform will be coordinated by Youth in Agribusiness Innovation Community and Youth Ambassadors in other innovation community within AgriProFocus Rwanda network

- Small exhibition by the youth role-models.

- Facilitating information-sharing and knowledge-sharing between youth role-models and those who want to enter the Agribusiness career.

4. Organisers & sponsors & partners

AgriProFocus Rwanda, RDI, UR-CAVM, PSF, WINNAZ, YEAN

Would you like to participate in this event? Register here (more details, call us 0788765764/0788222742)

Find the tentative agenda HERE