Empowering Young Potential Change-Makers in Tanzania, Peru and Indonesia

Thibault Geerardyn

In: Urban Agriculture Magazine no 35 - Youth in Food: Opportunities for education and employment, p.26-27 (2018)

How do you unlock the – often hidden – potential of rural and urban youth? This was discussed during the last day of a workshop, organised by the consortium Wanted: Food for the Future, in which youth takes action to reshape the food system. The consortium (consisting of the University of Leuven, retailer Colruyt Group, the NGO Rikolto, the Province of Flemish Brabant and University College Leuven-Limburg) seeks to identify, from a multi-stakeholder perspective, future-proof food (how to feed more than 9 billion people in 2050). The workshop leaders challenged youth from Peru, Tanzania and Indonesia to dream about their future food system.

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