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Dimakatso Sekhoto

From finance to farming

Dimakatso Sekhoto, co-founder of GrowthShoot, an enterprise which promotes youth employment in agriculture was one of the main speakers at the 48th Brussels Briefing which took place on 20 March. This event, co-organised by CTA, dealt with the issue of strengthening rural livelihoods in the face of rapid urbanisation in Africa. Dimakatso Sekhoto explained her plans to build stronger links between rural farmers and urban markets.

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