Nelly Bassily | October 17, 2011
The Global Youth Innovation Workshop-Fair was held in Cotonou, Benin from October 10-13, 2011. It was organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development, in collaboration with Phelps Stokes, CTA, the Songhai Centre, Palmares (Brazil), ACUA (Colombia), and the Government of Benin. For more details about the workshop, visit: http://www.fidafrique.net/article3035.html or http://www.gyin.org/
For stories and reporting from the workshop, visit:
Twitter users can use the hashtag #gyin to search for news and updates.
For a backgrounder on the potential of youth in agriculture, visit: http://www.ifad.org/media/events/2011/youth.htm
Farm Radio Weekly recently marked International Youth Day with a special edition and three stories focusing on youth and agriculture, in FRW 167. Read it here: http://weekly.farmradio.org/topic/issue-167/
For further links, news and scripts, please refer to the Notes to broadcasters for the International Youth Day issue: http://weekly.farmradio.org/2011/08/08/notes-to-broadcasters-on-international-youth-day/