24 January 2024

Engaging Youth in Zambia in Sustainable Farming

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About this episode

  Language: English   Duration: 23mins 51secs

In this episode, we explore the  impactful work of the “Young Emerging Farmers Initiative” (YEFI) in Zambia. YEFI aims to empower young people, particularly those in rural areas, to adopt sustainable farming practices. Committed to creating job opportunities, YEFI also seeks to change the perception of agriculture among young people, highlighting the importance of environmental stewardship.

About our guest

Richard Kachungu is the Executive Director of the Young Emerging Farmers Initiative (YEFI) in Zambia. Under his leadership, the YEFI team has successfully connected with and impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of individuals. Committed to empowering youth, Richard recognizes their crucial role in shaping the future. His outstanding work is driven by a deep love for both people and the planet.

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