Between 2017 and 2022, G20 members invested over USD 20 billion in 671 projects related to rural youth employment in Africa. The G20 Initiative for Rural Youth Employment (RYE), launched in 2017, overachieved the targets set to provide employment-related skills to 5 million youth and create 1.1 million jobs by 2022.
FAO’s Inclusive Rural Transformation and Gender Equality Division is co-organizing a side event for the upcoming CFS 51 in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on ‘Nature based Solutions and Decent Rural Employment in Agrifood Systems’ on Wednesday 25 October.
The 2023 edition of the ILO Rural Development Academy. This training and learning event will be held in blended modality with an on-line phase from 13 to 24 November and a face-to-face phase from 4 to 8 December 2023 in the ITC, Turin, Italy.
At the network meeting "Partners for change - Transformation to a food secure, resilient and sustainable future", almost 250 participants from over 20 countries came together to exchange experiences and ideas on the transformation of agricultural and food systems.