APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 25TH, 2020.
ENABLE Program is implemented by the Ministry and co-funded by African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government. It aims at creating youth agripreneurers through skill acquisition and creating an enabling environment in which youth become owners of profitable agribusinesses; This will be attained through training, nurturing and mentorship in the Youth Agribusiness Incubation Centres (YABICs). The overall goal of the Program is to contribute to job creation, food security and nutrition, income generation and improved livelihoods for youths in both urban and rural areas. The specific objective of the ENABLE Youth project is to create business opportunities and decent employment for young women and men along priority agricultural value chains.
The aim of this component is to create an enabling environment for building entrepreneurship in agribusiness for young Kenyan unemployed graduates and those already engaged in agribusiness. A change in mind-set that will see agriculture as a viable business and career opportunity will be the objective. Activities will be carried out under the following three sub-components:
- Awareness creation and promotion of agriculture as a business; Sub-component
- Improve access to land and financial services for youth agribusiness ventures and Sub-component
- Upgrading of Youth Agribusiness Incubation Centres (YABICs).