Welcome - About Youth Conference

Objectives


1.To train the youth and teachers in scientific approaches to crop-livestock integration so as to enhance food security and nutrition in schools and within small holder farms in the communities.

2.To train the youth and teachers in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills that support Agribusiness and also enhance collaboration and exchange of knowledge among communities.

3.To propose recommendations and develop action plans for integrating ICTs for Agribusiness activities within the curriculum as a sustainability strategy towards entrepreneurship skilling within our schools and communities.

4.To introduce the participants to agri-tourism and how ICTs can help to boost this business sector.

AIM

To introduce the youth and the teachers to the use of ICTs in the Agribusiness sector while focusing on scientific approaches to agriculture and the value chains.

Activities:


1.The participants will be trained in the management and value chains of; Dairy and Animal Nutrition, Poultry, Piggery, Vegetables, Bananas, Forestry and Farm machinery.

2.The participants will visit high value farms that practice scientific farming as well as institutional farms. This will enable the youth to focus their minds towards creating change in their schools, at home and within their communities.

More Activities


3.The participants will be trained in the use of ICTs in Agribusiness and how they can support collaboration and exchange of knowledge across communities.

4.The teachers will be trained in integrating ICTs for Agribusiness activities within their classroom lesson plans as a sustainability strategy to entrepreneurship skilling within our schools and communities.

5.At the end of the conference the participants will make a tour of Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks to learn more about how ICTs can be used to boost the agri-tourism sector.

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