Young people can achieve a sustainable world with green skills

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A conference recently organized by the IITA Youth in Agribusiness (IYA) Unit has highlighted the importance of cultivating and honing green skills to achieve the dream of having a sustainable world. The “Green Skills for Youth: Towards A Sustainable World” conference was held on 15 August to celebrate this year’s International Youth Day. It featured a panel discussion, exhibition, experience exchange, and networking among young people.

In his opening remark, ENABLE-TAAT Coordinator Noel Mulinganya urged participants to promote integrated practices and actions to ensure a greater quality of life and a greener future.

A panel of diverse specialists shared their wealth of knowledge and experiences on how youths can develop and harness green skills for environmental sustainability.

An introductory video documentary highlighted IYA activities and showcased how agriculture has improved over the years through modern technology developed from research. It revealed the profitability of agriculture for young people, as several youths shared their journey into agribusiness and how well they have progressed.

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