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Agriculture and disadvantaged youth unemployment

Many rural communities around the world suffer from a weak economy and offer people very few opportunities to enter a decent employment environment and obtain a proper salary. Unfortunately, a very large percent of the world’s disadvantaged youth lives in those communities. And their numbers are growing every single day.

Disadvantaged youth, of course, is not the only group, suffering from the bad economy, around those areas. Other groups of people include women who also live in rural areas with a bad economy. It is very important to try and create viable economic opportunities that will assist youth, women and everyone else in need, to find employment, in rural areas.

There are two different ways to help people, looking for employment in these areas. The first one would be for youth to start creating their own business in the agricultural sector. Young people have ideas and dreams. If they are given the opportunity they will be able to create extraordinary things. Giving young men and women everywhere the opportunity to become the owners of their own company is going to help them spread their wings. It will get them out of bad financial situations and of course, contribute to the development of the area.

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Ioanna Papagianni Project Manager

She holds a BA in Business Administration from the Technological Educational Institute of Thessaly. She works at the implementation team. Her work focuses on non-formal education, researches, adults training, social economy and alternative entrepreneurial activities.Through her participation in training seminars she has gained experience in the training processes of both adults and youth.

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