Youth unemployment in Mali is high. The vast majority of the labour force in Mali is engaged in subsistence farming, but many young people do not see agriculture as a “career choice” that can lead them out of poverty. In fact, many see farming itself as a symbol of poverty and they wish to distance themselves from it. Too often, they remain unemployed when the best opportunity to earn a decent living lies right in front of them: farming as a business.
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