Statement by Dr. Richard Thomas: "Minimal or lack of involvement of young people – and young women in particular - in important decision-making processes leads to youth disillusionment and results in loss of vital youth input to communities."
A photo story that calls for empowering the young in agriculture so they won’t have to leave home for a better life.
Study results challenge prevailing narratives on youth and migration.
Shedding the spotlight on youth migration from drylands and agriculture .
New video has youth in rural drylands talk about their dreams and the obstacles they face.
Young people are critical to agriculture development in rural drylands.
New preliminary study with young people in the drylands of Marocoo reveals insights for future policy and agricultural development.
The CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems has issued a new Youth Strategy to help position young people as ‘agents of change’ and drivers of new agricultural innovations. Developed through a comprehensive participatory process involving many stakeholders, it is anticipated that the strategy will set in motion a number of innovative activities aimed at creating opportunities for and attracting young people to agriculture in the drylands.