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Youth Agro-Business Development Curriculum

The Youth Agro-Business Curriculum builds a business mindset and entrepreneurship skills for youth looking to engage in agro-business activities.  This curriculum uses three different units that explore how to “do” business rather than talk about business, along with developing an agriculture-focused mindset.

Duration

20 hours

Language

English

Outcomes
  • Ability to identify the many opportunities in agribusiness beyond farming

  • Ability to learn from challenges and setbacks

  • Youth as successful entrepreneurs

Key Features
  • Organization and implementation of micro-businesses to develop and practice key skills and business activities

  • Exercises selling quick-moving, low profit items and slow-moving high profit items to understand differences between prices and profits and importance of product mix in business

Audience
  • Youth with low literacy and numeracy skills involved with youth associations who are interested in developing business skills to become entrepreneurs in agriculture markets.