One of the methods YAI hopes to employ in the field, is the permaculture technique. This is a relatively new movement in food production, particularly in East Africa. However, it functions to work despite some of the more challenging aspects of agriculture currently faced in Uganda and many other parts of the world. Not sure … More Permaculture: What is it and how can it be used to improve food security?
On Monday, April 24, YAI co-founder Emily Kennedy spent the day in Soroti meeting with local government and a few young farmers to discuss the importance of youth in agriculture and how the current growing season has been shaping up so far. Meeting in Awaliwal Parish, Emily met with Gweri sub-county LC3 Chairman, Hon. Peter … More Field Visit – April 24
When most people think of Uganda, they rarely associate it with agriculture. The source of the Nile River, gorilla trekking, Idi Amin, and Joseph Kony all tend to be the top links to this great country. And while these are correct associations, there is a lot more to Uganda than tourism and political upheaval. Uganda’s … More Youth Unemployment in Uganda
Welcome to our first blog post! We are excited to finally be launching our online presence after over a year of developing our concept and beginning the journey from theory to practice. Since we are a new organization, we felt it important to introduce ourselves in order to share who we are, why we do what … More Introducing the Youth in Agriculture Initiative