African Green Revolution Forum to Elevate Role of Youth and Women in Agriculture

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African Green Revolution Forum to Elevate Role of Youth and Women in Agriculture

Leaders target investments and polices for African farmers and enterprises to meet rising food demand in an urbanizing Africa

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA (29 September 2015)—The rapid rise of urban food markets across sub-Saharan Africa represents an unparalleled opportunity to drive development of African agriculture, and ultimately to engage millions of youth who enter the continent’s labor market each year, according to conveners of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which begins today in Lusaka, Zambia.