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Author(s) F. Proctor, V. Lucchesi
Year 2012
Publisher IIED
Place London
Pages 87
ISBN 978-1-84369-845-6
Organization Hivos – Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation, IIED - International Institute for Environment and Development
Subject Agriculture and Rural Development
Keyword agriculture, markets, rural development, youth
Abstract This paper focuses on developing and emerging economy regions of the world, providing an overview of trends in small-scale farming and agrifood markets, demographic changes and trends in employment – particularly that of youth. It reflects on the aspirations of rural youth and identifies some of the drivers and innovations that have engaged youth in agriculture – and which might help to inform and shape the future. It identifies some emerging policy implications that address small-scale farming and youth in an era of rapid change, including knowledge gaps which, if filled, could better inform the debate on the future of small-scale agriculture and on who will be the next generation of farmers.
Language English
Category General
Document type Report
Rights © 2012 Hivos
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