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Recognizing youth as agents of change is key to their meaningful engagement and employment in food systems.

5 July 2021, Rome – A new UN report on youth and agriculture underscores the urgent need to make agriculture and food systems fairer and more equitable to secure a sustainable and food secure future for young people.

Noting that current food systems are the largest employer of young people, particularly in developing countries, the report cautions that food sector jobs often do not provide decent and meaningful work or adequate livelihood opportunities for young people.

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