The Digital Revolution: Engaging Youth in Agriculture through ICTs

Share your thoughts on youth, ICTs, and the future of agriculture during a webinar on 16 May. Photo Credit: SRD

Join us on Thursday, May 16 to hear from experts and discuss topics related to youth, ICTs, and agriculture. 

Globally, the agriculture sector is aging, with the average farmer around 60 years old. At the same time, young people are struggling to find work, often moving to urban centers for employment opportunities. Can information and communication technologies (ICTs) provide an avenue to increase youth’s participation in agriculture, making it a more profitable and sound career path? In the run up to World Telecommunications and Information Society Day on May 17, the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), in partnership with the Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN), hosted a month-long, online discussion on the Climate & Agriculture Network for Africa (CANA) platform about youth, agriculture and how they are using ICTs to innovate, address climate change and engage in agribusiness.

This discussion will culminate in the webinar, "The Digital Revolution: Engaging Youth in Agriculture through ICTs," on Wednesday, May 29. Join us to learn from experts, young people, and contribute your own thoughts. 

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