Jose Filipe Fonseca - Youth strategy

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Jose Filipe Fonseca - Youth strategy

  1. 1. Developing youth in agriculture policies in ACP countries CTA’s ongoing experiences By José Filipe Fonseca Wageningen 14 November 2012
  2. 2. Target• Rural and urban youth as beneficiaries, partners and leaders in agriculture• Young farmers, processors, traders, transporters…• Young professionals, including the most talented ones, in agriculture and other fields
  3. 3. Target (Cont’d)• Youth associations, clubs, networks, think tanks, environmental groups, etc.• Farmers’ organizations and their youth chapters• Agricultural policy networks
  4. 4. Target (Cont’d)• Decision-makers and senior bureaucrats in: Government departments in charge of agriculture, youth affairs, education, ICTs, health, employment, finance… Local Governments ACP regional and continental bodies
  5. 5. Target (Cont’d)• Law makers, including young people, at national, regional, continental, ACP- EU levels• Bilateral, multi-lateral and non- governmental development agencies active in agriculture, labour, education, etc.
  6. 6. Target (Cont’d)• Media professionals, including young people, in conventional and new media• General public and emerging stakeholder groups in agriculture and socio-economic development
  7. 7. AimTo contribute to the development and implementation of effective formal cross-sectoral youth in agriculture policies in ACP countries
  8. 8. Overall approach• Entry point: ACP regional level• Use CTA’s good chemistry with ACP Governments and regional bodies, and international bodies
  9. 9. • Collection/generation and use of evidence from research and practice through: Policy research analysis Access to experiences and materials from various sources Inter-ACP cross-learning
  10. 10. Approach (Cont’d)• Equipment of Executives and members of youth organizations with enhanced capacities to:  Improve understanding of how policies are made and by whom  Develop evidence based policy proposals with specific instruments for their implementation
  11. 11. Approach (Cont’d) Mobilize youth and mobilize potential partners and allies Communicate with policy stakeholders and actors, and wider audiences including through mass media and social media Advocate, lobby, and negotiate for policy purposes
  12. 12. Approach (Cont’d)• Facilitation of regional and inter- regional networking• Mobilize additional scientific, technical and financial resources from third party sources
  13. 13. Interventions1. Development of « Pacific Youth in Agriculture Strategy 2011 – 2015 », with SPC2. Developing a holistic Youth in Agriculture Policy Framework for Southern Africa, with FANRPAN
  14. 14. Interventions (Cont’d)3. Policy representation by youth atCAADP Annual Partnership PlatformMeeting4. “Promoting Youth and RuralModernization Policies in theCaribbean”, with CAFAN,IICA/CARAPN/CAFY
  15. 15. Interventions (Cont’d)5. Policy representation by youth atCaribbean Week of Agriculture6. Intra-ACP Policy ProgrammeCaribbean-Pacific
  16. 16. Thank you for your attention!

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