Inspiring the Next Generation of Farmers

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Farmers

If the world is going to feed nine billion people by 2050, there needs to be a huge collective effort from business, development agencies, NGOs, aid organisations, and governments to inspire and support the next generation of farmers.


Read more about this in the important three-part Series on Inspiring the Next Generation of Farmers on Business Fights Poverty and join the live chat on 17 Dec at 10 am EST / 3pm GMT. Co-hosted with Nestlé.

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How Can we Inspire the Next Generation of Farmers?
December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Years of declining investment in farmer education and extension services - as well under-investment in agriculture per se – is now affecting our ability to source quality raw materials in the quantities required to produce enough food for an increasing global population. In many countries, farming is unattractive to young people. Few take it up as a...
Dec 16, 2013 10:15 PM ET
Creating Lasting Change Through Public Private Partnerships
By Manfred Borer, Swisscontact Indonesia Swisscontact promotes economic, social and environmental sustainability by supporting people to develop the skills they need to contribute to local commercial life. For over fifty years, we’ve found that people possessing relevant market skills are those who have the...
Dec 16, 2013 10:00 PM ET
The Self-Sufficient School - A Proposal for Quality Education
By Luis Cateura, Fundación Paraguaya In many emerging countries, young people face similar situations in terms of education. Overall, it makes...
Dec 16, 2013 9:45 PM ET
Inspiring the Next Generation of Farmers
By Hans Joehr, Head of Agriculture for Nestlé Much of the debate around the future of food production focuses on whether we will be able to grow enough to feed the world’s increasing population....
Dec 16, 2013 9:30 PM ET