Entrepreneurs in fragile, conflict and violence-affected countries face unique mental health challenges

Fragility, conflict and violence (FCV) have become some of the most pressing threats to 8120307280_4f83939c5f_k_1economic development. Over 2 billion people live in FCV countries, and it is expected that by 2030 nearly 50 to 60 percent of the world’s poorest people will live in areas affected by conflict. This can pose major socioeconomic challenges, including a reduction of gross domestic product growth by 2 percentage points per year and driving youth to join rebellions due to conflict-driven unemployment.

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eC2: Study on Understanding Participation of Young Farmer-Entrepreneurs in Agri-Businesses in Mindanao

Deadline: 05-Nov-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) ls-a-day-in-the-life-of-a-vegetable-farmer-in-lesotho-780x439

The study aims to further understand what makes younger farmers thrive and engage successfully in agricultural businesses. The study is intended to provide in-depth information on design choices for the proposed Mindanao Inclusive Agriculture Development Project in terms of supporting an enabling environment for young farmers sustained participation in agriculture businesses.

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