Organisation of African Youth              (OAYouth)              The New Vision for Africa             Empowering Tomorro...
About OAYouth   Founded in 2009 as a youth NGO   OAYouth formation was guided by the African   Youth Charter   Is member-b...
Unifying African YouthCement partnership of youth organisations,governments, NGOs and academic institutesDevelop the Conti...
Global Youth Innovation Network Create and support an enabling environment  under which young people can act at their  ow...
African Youth Day Conference            November 2011 Recommendations to Donors and Government Support of youth organisa...
African Youth Day Conference          November 2011 Recommendations to Donors and Government Youth need financing for th...
Youth Agriculture Entrepreneurship                         Entrepreneurship                          Education and        ...
OAYouth Projects in Agriculture  • 60 Hectare Farm in     Rustenburg South Africa  • 10 Hectares in Bulawayo     Zimbabwe ...
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Gracia Mulumba (OAYouth) – “Organisation of African Youth - The New Vision for Africa”

  1. 1. Organisation of African Youth (OAYouth) The New Vision for Africa Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders TodayContactsEmail: info@oayouth.orgURL: www.oayouth.orgTel: +27 11 023 4260JHB, RSA
  2. 2. About OAYouth Founded in 2009 as a youth NGO OAYouth formation was guided by the African Youth Charter Is member-based, Has membership in 28 African countries www.oayouth.orgOBJECTIVES To motivate and inspire youth to be active in policy development To unify and represent the young people and youth organisations in Africa To empower youth through leadership development and entrepreneurship
  3. 3. Unifying African YouthCement partnership of youth organisations,governments, NGOs and academic institutesDevelop the Continental Network as a platform forinformation, expertise and knowledge sharingDevelop synergies of youth activitiesStrengthen youth-led capacity building initiatives,men and women, and support them to be able tofunction as successful social entrepreneursBuild OAYouth to become an umbrella platform,speaking on behalf of youth in Africa, to addressyouth issues in an integrated and creative manner
  4. 4. Global Youth Innovation Network Create and support an enabling environment under which young people can act at their own terms. Facilitate exchange of experiences, learning, and working for young entrepreneurs. Showcase of young farmers and entrepreneurs succeeding, despite rigorous institutional and economical impediments Setting up a Global Youth Fund for youth in Agriculture WWW.GYIN.ORG
  5. 5. African Youth Day Conference November 2011 Recommendations to Donors and Government Support of youth organisations to sustain project implementation Develop virtual platforms as one stop shop for information access Development of the entrepreneurial spirit around agriculture business among rural youth Set up councils within donors agencies to revise good projects from youth, that maybe badly written to reject them. Develop a pool of technical advisers for youth who need to venture into agriculture
  6. 6. African Youth Day Conference November 2011 Recommendations to Donors and Government Youth need financing for their ventures. The most common comment by the youth was that lack of funding was an important obstacle for young entrepreneurs. Create a Global Youth Innovation Fund (GYIF) to support and fund the projects of young innovative entrepreneurs. Create a network of all associations which work in the field of the entrepreneurship. Provide tax exemption for at least 3 years for youth.
  7. 7. Youth Agriculture Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Education and Training Market and Role Modelling, Business Mentorship and Development Coaching services KEY COMPONENTS Resources Advocacy, Mobilization for Linkages, youth and Access Partnership, to Capital Communication Agriculture, Sustainable Development
  8. 8. OAYouth Projects in Agriculture • 60 Hectare Farm in Rustenburg South Africa • 10 Hectares in Bulawayo Zimbabwe • 45 Hectares Murewa,
  9. 9. ADLUCK POULTRY PROJECT
  10. 10. Thank you

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