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Synthesis report on current and emerging youth policies and initiatives with links to agriculture: the case of Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
R. Omoti / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Sub–Saharan African (SSA) countries have a unique population profile, with 44 percent of its population being under the age of 15, making it the youngest region of the world. In spite of the formally recognized role of agricultu...
Engaging youth in Climate-Smart Agriculture
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Climate-smart agriculture is based upon existing effective climate-smart practices that could be scaled out for implementation in developing and developed countries, in various agricultural systems. Regional, national and inter...
Engaging youth in agricultural policy processes
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Saharan Africa has the world’s youngest population and is home to over 200 million young people. Two out of three inhabitants are under 25 years of age. Young African men and women are critical to the development of agriculture ...
Developing capacities and opportunities for youth engagement in the agricultural value chain and transformation
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2011
Young people have the potential to make significant contributions to agricultural development at various levels, broadly defined here as the agricultural value chain. It is therefore critical to groom emerging professionals and entrep...
Playing for peace
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2010
With 2010 both the year of the World Cup and Peace and Security in Africa, ACCORD  issued this special publication on football, peace and development. Beyond the skills displayed by professional stars on the big stage, football o...
Opportunity or threat: the engagement of youth in African societies
G. Maina (ed) / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2012
The unemployment crisis in Africa is a critical challenge to a majority of youth. This situation demands a clear policy framework, accompanied by clear budgetary allocations. The chapters in this monograph examine the dynamics of the ...
The question of youth participation in peacebuilding processes in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
T.A. Obaje; N. Okeke-Uzodike / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2013
The available body of literature addressing the roles of young people in armed conflict provides evidence of extensive child and youth involvement in warfare. Contrary to the dominant perception of youths as inherently violent, this p...
The complexity of applying UN Resolution 1325 in post conflict reintegration processes: The case of Northern Uganda
G. Maina / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011
The United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 calls on all actors involved to address the special needs of women and girls during rehabilitation, reintegration and post-conflict reconstruction. This study endeavours to anal...
Assessment of crime and violence in Mozambique and recommendations for violence prevention and reduction
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
Mozambique also suffers from country specific crime challenges. For example, levels are burglary and livestock theft are ranked highest in all of Africa with 13% and 19% of respondents respectively reporting victimisation. While prope...
Youth and adult learning and education in southern africa: overview of a five nation study
J. Aitchison / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
Many countries in southern Africa are facing a critical and growing challenge – how to provide an education that meets the socio-economic needs of their bulging youth populations. Primary school drop-out rates remain high across...
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Synthesis report on current and emerging youth policies and initiatives with links to agriculture: the case of Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
R. Omoti / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Sub–Saharan African (SSA) countries have a unique population profile, with 44 percent of its population being under the age of 15, making it the youngest region of the world. In spite of the formally recognized role of agricultu...
Engaging youth in Climate-Smart Agriculture
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Climate-smart agriculture is based upon existing effective climate-smart practices that could be scaled out for implementation in developing and developed countries, in various agricultural systems. Regional, national and inter...
Engaging youth in agricultural policy processes
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2012
Saharan Africa has the world’s youngest population and is home to over 200 million young people. Two out of three inhabitants are under 25 years of age. Young African men and women are critical to the development of agriculture ...
Developing capacities and opportunities for youth engagement in the agricultural value chain and transformation
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network, 2011
Young people have the potential to make significant contributions to agricultural development at various levels, broadly defined here as the agricultural value chain. It is therefore critical to groom emerging professionals and entrep...
Playing for peace
African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2010
With 2010 both the year of the World Cup and Peace and Security in Africa, ACCORD  issued this special publication on football, peace and development. Beyond the skills displayed by professional stars on the big stage, football o...
Opportunity or threat: the engagement of youth in African societies
G. Maina (ed) / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2012
The unemployment crisis in Africa is a critical challenge to a majority of youth. This situation demands a clear policy framework, accompanied by clear budgetary allocations. The chapters in this monograph examine the dynamics of the ...
The question of youth participation in peacebuilding processes in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
T.A. Obaje; N. Okeke-Uzodike / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2013
The available body of literature addressing the roles of young people in armed conflict provides evidence of extensive child and youth involvement in warfare. Contrary to the dominant perception of youths as inherently violent, this p...
The complexity of applying UN Resolution 1325 in post conflict reintegration processes: The case of Northern Uganda
G. Maina / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011
The United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 calls on all actors involved to address the special needs of women and girls during rehabilitation, reintegration and post-conflict reconstruction. This study endeavours to anal...
Assessment of crime and violence in Mozambique and recommendations for violence prevention and reduction
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
Mozambique also suffers from country specific crime challenges. For example, levels are burglary and livestock theft are ranked highest in all of Africa with 13% and 19% of respondents respectively reporting victimisation. While prope...
Youth and adult learning and education in southern africa: overview of a five nation study
J. Aitchison / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
Many countries in southern Africa are facing a critical and growing challenge – how to provide an education that meets the socio-economic needs of their bulging youth populations. Primary school drop-out rates remain high across...
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EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD)
EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to empowering women and youth at the community and policy levels in Afghanistan. EPD works to build the capacity of women and youth in order for them to be the front face in presenting their needs in development, peace building and democratic processes of the country. EPD further aims at mass mobilisatio...
Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF)
The Government of Zanzibar have launched a new innovative Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme on Wednesday May 28 in collaboration with the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and Table for Two to feed over 5000 school children, whilst simultaneously supporting local smallholder farmers by sourcing their produce for the school meals.
Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
United Nations Children Fund, Nutrition (UNICEF Nutrition)
UNICEF is a key partner in the major global initiative called the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement. In addition, UNICEF is committed both to working in and convening partnership across all sectors of society with governments, UN organizations, the private sector and civil society. UNICEF is committed to scaling up and sustaining coverage of its current high-impact nutrition interventions in...
Global Unification the Gambia (GU)
Global Unification The Gambia (GU) is a chapter of Global Unification International (GUI) in Australia. It is a youth-led research and development, non-political, non-religious, tax exempted charitable, association established in 2006 at the University of the Gambia. In partnership with relevant institutions, its mission is to provide education, skills and strengthen the capacity of yo...
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
The Child Poverty Action Group was formed in 1994 out of deep concern for the rising level of poverty in New Zealand and its effects on children. CPAG works to produce evidence about the causes and effects of poverty on children and their families. It examines how Government policies affect children and families. CPAG publishes reports, makes submissions and conducts small-scale researc...
Earth Child Institute (ECI)
Earth Child Institute is committed to combating climate change, deforestation and water scarcity. By investing in hands-on environment and educational projects with and for children, both in and out of schools. Its goal is to engage with and support empowerment of the world’s 2.2 billion people under the age of 18 to plant trees, ensure access to safe water, sanitation, clean energy and nutr...
Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE)
The Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE) was founded in 2006 and has been working in the coastal region of Kenya.  It was established to address democratic governance, socio?economic and youth concerns with a focus on the coast of Kenya.
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
Multidisciplinary research institute on development economics
Countdown to 2015
The Countdown to 2015 Initiative tracks coverage levels for health interventions proven to reduce maternal, newborn and child mortality.It calls on governments and development partners to be accountable, identifies knowledge gaps and proposes new actions to reach Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5, to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health. The Countdown Initiative is a supra-institu...
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