Developing countries like Tanzania are experiencing an unforeseen youth bulge—a high proportion of young people aged 15 to 24. Sadly, this growth is not matched by an equivalent rise in economic…

Edgar Buberwa |

Meet Ibrahim, 27, a 2015 Agronomy graduate from Tanzania’s Sokoine University of Agriculture, one of the leading agricultural colleges in Sub-Saharan Africa. You would expect him to be dressed in…

Michael Paul Mollel |

Agriculture is the backbone of many African economies, employing the most citizens in most countries, citizens who produce food for consumption and raw materials for industries. With the current…

Aidan Constantine Nzumi |

The 2015 Economic Report on Africa by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) put Tanzania’s unemployment rate at 10.3 percent. It also reported that the number of unemployed…

Charles Kapondo |

“What’s wrong with this picture?” Louisa Gosling of WaterAid asked the participants at her training on Disability-inclusive Water Operations at the World Bank Water Week in March 2017. She pointed…

Kamila Anna Galeza, Deepti Samant Raja |

Peter Safari Kagereki My name is Peter Safari Kagereki and I am a rabbit farmer in Embu, Kenya. I studied to obtain a Bachelors of Commerce and Marketing. I am not keen to become employed, but…

Peter Safari Kagereki |

Esther Nyawira Gitaka Farming is just not enough! Never has there been a major shift in the view and subsequent engagement in farming by the younger generation in Kenya and Africa as a whole than…

Esther Nyawira Gitaka |

Linda Karimi Gitobu It would be untruthful of me to say that I have ever considered myself the “farming type”, so to speak. Oddly enough, everything surrounding my upbringing and very name…

Linda Karimi Gitobu |