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Youth Investing In Agriculture: Success with Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) In Western Uganda

Given the growing youth populations in sub-Saharan Africa and the state of economic livelihoods in the region, the agriculture sector offers a great potential for alleviating unemployment and underemployment in Sub-Saharan Africa. Solomon Isingoma, a 28-year-old from Hoima district, in western Uganda is a successful youth vine multiplier. Born in …

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Linking smallholders to new agricultural economy: The case of the plataformas de concertacion in Ecuador

This 12th chapter of the book is concerned with smallholder linkages to the new agricultural economy using the case study of the plataformas de concertacion in Ecuador. The chapter covers smallholders and the new agricultural economy, farmer linkage to markets in light of the logic behind the plataformas approach, empinterfactual, approach …

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