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Building Youth Resilience through Agriculture

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In-person at Ingraham Hall Room 206 or via Zoom

Speaker: Lusayo Mwakatika

Presentation Description

My presentation is about my work on building youth resilience through Agriculture. I will be

In this photo, Lusayo (in red pants) is explaining the importance of the facilities they are constructing for farmers to the Vice President of Malawi, Dr. Saulos Clause Chilima. The Vice President paid a visit to the 15-acre site in Mpingu, Lilongwe, Malawi, to express his appreciation for the construction project funded by the World Bank through the Malawi government.

talking about how we are challenging the status quo and bringing more young people into Agriculture to increase innovation and ensure the sustainability of the agricultural sector in Malawi.









Lusayo Mwakatika, is Business Development Officer for ACADES Malawi. ACADES is a social enterprise empowering youths through agriculture in Malawi. Lusayo has a degree in Agribusiness Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is also the former president of Project Malawi, a student organization on campus working to fundraise for different causes in Malawi. Lusayo also likes playing soccer and doing stand-up comedy in his free time.


May 4
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm