It’s around a cup of coffee or tea in a relaxed atmosphere that we enjoy chatting, debating and sharing with friends and colleagues. Cafés are networking spaces where we create connections, and at times, strategic places for the blooming of creative and innovative ideas.
On the 30th of September, our colleagues Yvonne and Hilda hosted a café conversation session at the ANDE Annual Conference. The objective? To offer a welcoming environment encouraging in-depth discussions around “youth as drivers of change in small and growing businesses and ecosystems” and to build bridges between the participants.
Young people are dynamic, energetic, buzzing with fresh and innovative ideas. How can actors in the food supply chain exploit their enormous, often untapped, potential and create ecosystems embracing their power?