PROCASUR and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) are pleased to invite you to the Learning Route "Networks, articulation and strategies for sustainable inclusion of youth in rural development initiatives" to be held in El Salvador and Colombia on November 6 to 15, 2016.
This Learning Route aims at sharing and applying strategies and innovations for effective inclusion of youth in policies and rural development initiatives and is part of the "Learning and Change Initiative for the inclusion of young protagonists of rural development" supported by IFAD and implemented by PROCASUR in the framework of the "Strengthening skills and Tools to Scale and spread Innovations" (STooSI) 2016-2018 Cross-regional Program between Latin America and Africa.
It also aims to promote and strengthen youth networks, institutional coordination and development of entrepreneurship, through dialogue and feedback with technical teams, partners and young leaders involved in relevant initiatives in Colombia and El Salvador.
Which topics will the Route experiences address and share to be applied by the participants?
During the route we will learn innovative mechanisms and strategies that have been proven successful in the implementation of good practices for incorporating youth in development initiatives in their territories.
From the experiences of MAG-IFAD (PRODEMOR CENTRAL, PRODEMORO and AMANECER RURAL), the AREJURES Network (Rural Youth Networks Association of El Salvador), the National Network of Rural Youth and the Committee for the public-private interinstitutional coordination of Colombia projects, it will be possible to get aware of and learn strategies and tools of economic, social and citizenship inclusion of the rural youth put on evidence for their effectiveness and impact.
The call is open to all project teams with IFAD funding, its allies and all the other institutions and organizations interested in advancing the improvement and diffusion of sustainable inclusion of young people in their strategies, implemented in rural territories of Latin America and Africa.
To apply to this Learning and Change Initiative please complete the Application Form until Friday September 30, 2016.