The summit will attract 500 participants and will include:
- Young leaders and agro-pastoral entrepreneurs from WCA
- A delegation of youth from Asia, East and Southern Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean
- Governments and national decision makers
- International organizations
- Private sector and civil society organizations
- IFAD linked organizations and projects
High level guests will include the Government of Cameroon, IFAD's senior management, Ministers of Agriculture from francophone and anglophone african countries, and the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth.
Venue and dates
The Global event will take place in Yaoundé, Cameroon, at the Congress Palace ( Palais des Congres) on 28 February and 1 March 2019. The peer to peer learning with selected youth will take place on 2 and 3 March 2019, at the Obala Agri-incubation Center, an hour's drive from Yaoundé.