agriculture

News in Brief 22 February 2018

  • UN report details violations of right to freedom of expression in South Sudan
  • FAO calls for decent agricultural jobs for Africa’s youth
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Job creation around agriculture can spur youth employment in Africa – UN agency

Agriculture will continue to generate employment in Africa over the coming decades, but businesses around farming, including processing, packaging, transportation, distribution, marketing and financial services, could also create jobs for young people, especially those in rural areas, a senior United Nations official said Thursday.