Soil Mates! Learn to make the right match between youth and agriculture opportunities

The role of international development practitioners can often be compared to that of a traditional match maker: helping to identify complementary strengths and needs to foster a successful relationship. At Making Cents, we believe the key to unlocking the potential for youth engagement in agriculture is finding the right fit in the relationship between youth and agriculture opportunities. Acting as a match maker requires several steps: 1. Know your client While you may have two clients looking for a match, this doesn’t automatically mean that they are a good fit for each other. The same sentiment holds for agricultural matchmaking—opportunities in soya bean production on one side and undere