Twenty-four percent (24%) of the working poor are young
people and majority of these poor youth live in rural
areas. Because of limited job prospect, limited
livelihood and low income, many young people leave rural
areas to seek employment opportunities elsewhere.
agriculture has much potential as an engine of inclusive
growth and youth employment. TRACTOR works to empower
and provide practical training to farmers and youth on
how to diversify their livelihood to increase their
income and ...
global population of over 9 billion by 2030 requires
about 70% increase in global food production and small
holder agriculture in particular plays a much more
The use of
ICTs enables choice, the option to stay on farms and
take full advantage of new technologies, while
incorporating valuable traditional practices and
knowledge. TRACTOR uses ICTs and modern farming
technologies to enhance indigenous farming knowledge.
Agroforestry is a traditional practice of integrating
trees with crops and/or animals to contribute to food
security, economic development as well as mitigating
climate change in which tree planting and mangrove
enrichment serves as a major carbon sink/sequestrate.
purpose of the agroforestry demonstration site is to
help people and community to examine problems which are
affecting their lives and ...