20/02/2020, Embu, Kenya - Young farmers is taking part in a workshop in Embu, where they have discussions and visiting different farms in the area. The tour is organised by FAO to help connect the youth to local farms and producers.
Agribusiness has been sighted as one of the pillars that can be used to reduce rural-urban migration of the youth. In Kenya, the mean average age of the population is 19 years, with 80% of the 49m people being below age 35. This project aims to address the adverse drivers of rural out-migration of youth, by creating additional and improved employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in agri-business.