Implemented in partnership with Self Help Africa (SHA), MAYEP targets addressing the high youth unemployment in West Nile region primarily due to limited skills, business finance, and voice. Its overall goal is “to contribute to sustainable poverty reduction among 3,000 youth in the West Nile region, Northern Uganda” by specifically increasing access to agricultural-related employment opportunities through: (i) Production and productivity enhancement built around viable agricultural value chains; Strengthening Young Agribusiness Groups (YAGs); and Enhancing member-based extension support by BTVET trained Youth Model Farmers and Enterprise Skills Animators; (ii) Market development by market linkages; Business clinics; and supporting value addition; and (iii) Strengthening youth voice by supporting youth engagement with district leadership.
Donor: European Union
Project budget: €980,000

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