Report: ''3rd Youth in Agribusiness Festival'' – 22nd November 2017
On 22 November 2017, was held the 3rd Youth in Agribusiness
Festival at the University of Rwanda, the College of Agriculture, Environment
and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAEVM, Nyagatare Campus). The festival was jointly
organized by AgriProFocus Rwanda, UR-CAVM, and Rural Development Initiative
(RDI) in partnership with USAID/PSDAG project, Rwanda Catholic Relief Service (CRS Rwanda, the Youth Engagement in Agriculture Network (YEAN), National Youth Council (NYC), FESY
Rwanda and Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF).
The purpose of this event was to gather young people together
with some development partners so that they share information on the existing
opportunities in agribusiness and develop more networks that can help them to
be more involved in Agribusiness.
theme ''Youth as Catalyst for Agribusiness Development in Rwanda'' the festival attracted 350
participants drawn from UR-CAVM (students & lecturers), countrywide agripreneurs'
companies, agribusiness companies, financial institutions, government youth
programmes and NGOs with youth programmes.
Find the event's Final Report below: