Over 400 applications received from across Africa for CARE Grant

Following the announcement for the call for applications on the “Enhancing Capacity to Apply Research Evidence (CARE) in policy for youth engagement in agribusiness and rural economic activities in Africa”, over 400 applications were received from across Africa for the three-year research grant. The fellowship under the framework of the CARE project funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development …

IFAD-CARE sponsored study focuses on agribusiness to tackle unemployment in rural Africa

Policymakers in Africa have been called upon to adopt sustainable ways to address the rate of unemployment among youths across the Continent. In a study carried out by Esther Lombe Kwaambwa under the IFAD sponsored CARE project being implemented by IITA, youth unemployment estimated at 23% is projected to double with Africa’s youth population expected to be over 830 million …