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Feb 12 2020

New Fact Sheet: Youth Land Rights in Africa

When youth* are unable to access land, and are therefore not farming, innovations and technology aimed at improving agricultural productivity in Africa face an uphill climb. Youth landlessness and tenure insecurity limit youth economic empowerment and hamper efforts to increase productivity and bolster climate adaptation across sub-Saharan Africa.

This fact sheet explores key challenges that constrain youth from accessing land, lessons learned, and potential long-term solutions.

Explore the Fact Sheet (pdf)

*In Africa, youth is defined as people between the ages of 15 and 35 years (African Youth Charter).

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