Optimizing Opportunities for Youth Employment in Africa’s Agri-Food System. A Foresight for Systems Change Initiative.

This report draws insights from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) 2019 Rural Development Report and the High-Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) 2021 report. The objective is to provide a future-oriented perspective on the opportunities and risks for youth employment in the sector. The report emphasizes the value of foresight and scenario analysis in contributing to the transformation of food systems, with a focus on supporting government policy, strategy, and private investment.

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