Government to support youth to get into agribusiness
As part of effort to address this challenge, the Ministry of Agriculture has rolled out a Sh2.2 billion government fund to support youth to establish agribusiness enterprises.
Youth unemployment remains a serious challenge in Kenya with the youth comprising 67 percent of those without jobs.
The YABICs operate using an incubation model for agripreneurship. The model involves training, nurturing, mentoring, coaching and financing of incubatees. The incubation process follows three key phases- pre-incubation, incubation and post-incubation for a period of between three to 12 months.