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Help FAO to support access to decent work for rural youth aged 15 to 17

Youth in the fieldFAO is organizing an expert meeting on 'Youth feeding the future - Addressing the challenges faced by rural youth aged 15 to 17 in preparing for and accessing decent work’, that will take place in Rome/Italy from October 25-28, 2016.

The organizers are looking for rural youth aged 15-17, or older but committed to support this specific age group 15-17: young people, but still under-age.

They are looking for youth having concrete experiences and insights to share on how to engage youth 15-17 to be the drivers of positive agricultural and rural transformations, benefitting also vulnerable people, respecting human dignity and environment.

Youth directly involved in initiatives that help engaging their peers in agriculture, turning agriculture into an attractive job perspective, matching their aspirations for a better future, are also most welcome.

How do I apply?

Please submit a CV and a couple of paragraphs on your experience or interest in this area, by Wednesday 7 September COB, at, with subject line "[15-17] application".  

Picture by Neil Palmer (CIAT)