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Youth Agrarian Society YAS

Type of Organization: Non-governmental organization
Areas of work: Agricultural and rural legislation, Agroecology, Education
Region: Africa
Country: Zimbabwe
Description:
The Youth Agrarian Society (YAS) provides training to youth in agri-business on entrepreneurship and management skills and how best to administer viable agricultural projects as a means towards attaining sustainable livelihoods and ensure food security for their homes, communities and the nation at large. The organization also facilitates the carrying out of research on best policy and practices for sustainable agriculture so as to inform interventions aimed at using agriculture as a means of alleviating poverty among youth in Zimbabwe. In addition, YAS facilitates the positive contribution of young people in raising awareness and developing mitigation and adaptation strategies the causes and effects of climate change.