ICBA Youth Engagement Society - YES
To Establish a global Youth Engagement Society to be a catalyst for innovative solutions to global food security, agricultural productivity and sustainability in marginal and saline environments.
To INSPIRE youth to CONNECT locally and internationally to make innovative impact with the focus on BIODIVERSITY and AGRIPRUNERSHIP.
ICBA YES Objectives
- Raise awareness about ICBA’s research areas.
- Engage and empower youth to think of innovative solutions related to marginal environments and food security challenges that supports SDGs 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 15.
- Facilitate and support youth engagement in scientific research and development.
- Engage youth in relevant capacity buildings.
ICBA YES adopts a strategic framework called “ICBA” which focuses on four principles:
|INSPIRE||Inform and inspire youth of challenges related to food security and marginal environments||Awareness programs / Educational sessions organized by ICBA YES to attract students to agriculture research and development|
|CONNECT||Connect youth with relevant stakeholders including farmers, market, entrepreneurs, policymakers etc. to make practical change||
Events and conferences (Virtual or Physical)
|BIODIVERSITY||Promote biodiversity to build and sustain agricultural and food security ecosystem (agro-ecology)||
Research and Development
|AGRIPRENEURSHIP||Develop and sustain agribusinesses with tools, capacity buildings and opportunities||
Training and upscaling
Innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture