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A dedicated newsletter on Youth in Agriculture, by World Farmers' Organisation!

You will enjoy the World Farmers' Organisation Newsletter for June 2013: a series of articles about youth by youth from all around the world, telling their experience in agriculture!The magazine explores young farmers' situation in global context. We then go through several cases of young professionals in agriculture in France (with the AFDI - agence francaise de développement), Argentina, Uganda, Brazil, and also in Italy with an initiative of agro-tourism.Johanna Gysin, YPARD representative in Switzerland, shares her experience on collective action in Mongolia and offers a young researcher's perspective. p.16The critical role youth can play to tackle food security is also discussed, such as the importance to empower young women! Education and the need of appropriate skills is also stressed.Doesn't that sound pretty exciting? Who said agriculture is boring?“THE NEW GENERATIONS CAN MAKE A VITAL CONTRIBUTION TO THE REVIVAL OF THE SECTOR, WHICH, IN TURN, REPRESENTS A VALUABLE OPPORTUNITY FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE THEMSELVES”Nunzia de Girolamo, Minister of Agriculture, ItalyRead more in World Farmers' Organisation Newsletter for June 2013 and don't hesitate to share your views here as a comment! (log in first)