Enhancing Enabling Environment to Increase Youth Participation in Agriculture in Tanzania.

    There is need to address challenges that limit youth participation in agriculture sector so as to reduce youth unemployment in Tanzania, currently at about 25 percent of young people between 20 and 29 years of age remain unemployed (ILO, 2016).

    Existing National Youth Developing Policy (2007) needs to be kept up to date to enhance enabling environment that will increase youth participation in all economic activities particularly in agribusiness in Tanzania. In that regard, HEIFER international is implementing East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP), and commissioned ESRF to participate in a study that has identified and recommended policies that will catalyze youth participation and inclusion in economic activities particularly in agriculture sector

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