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“Digitalisation of agriculture will leapfrog challenges women farmers face”

Enock Chikava, deputy director for Agricultural Development, Global Growth & Opportunity at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Stemming youth migration: Improving agriculture’s employment opportunities

Africa’s growing youth workforce presents enormous potential for agricultural transformation, but to capitalise on this promising resource the sector must become a more attractive employment option for the continent’s young people.

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Kenya Taps into Technology to Attract Youth to Farm

Kenyan innovators are betting on digital technologies to attract young people to an agriculture industry that currently is dominated by an aging population. With a 98 percent mobile phone penetration, according to the latest data from the Communications Authority of Kenya, the cellphone is proving to be an important source of extension services in areas where such resources are not available.

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