Whalen speaks at ILO session on emerging green economy in Africa

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Published: 30Nov2022

Prof. Joann Whalen (NRS) was an invited speaker at a recent session hosted by the AgriEdge program at Morocco’s Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and the ProAgro Program at the International Labor Organization (ILO). A joint program initiated by these organizations aims to provide formal skills training for new jobs in the emerging green economy in Africa, where 60% of the population is below the age of 25, to decarbonize agriculture and agribusiness, and to facilitate the transition to climate-friendly agriculture in Morocco.

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