While Unemployment and Lack of opportunities among youths and women is every high;
According to World Bank, In Africa over 70% of the youths and women are unemployed and the smallholder fishermen/women and smallholder farmers have been unable to realize profitable returns on their investments due to high post harvest losses, high transport costs, and limited access to finance and markets.
Lifestyle Diseases are on the rise;
Also, lifestyle diseases are on the increase-Based on World Health Organization, 44 per cent, 23 per cent and up to 41 per cent of diabetes, heart disease and cancer burdens respectively are attributable to overweight and obesity.
Creating economic opportunities for youth and women will reduce poverty. Ensuring urban population feed on more balanced meals will reduce the lifestyle diseases.