Hastings Nhlane is a social entrepreneur with a deep passion for agribusiness, youth development, business financing, and employment creation. Hastings is the co-founder and CEO of ACADES, the largest network of youth in agribusiness in Malawi. ACADES’ work focuses on youth employment creation and economic empowerment through agribusiness. It provides skills development training, profitable markets, and financing to youth in agribusiness. ACADES is increasing the profitability of youth-driven agribusiness enterprises, therefore making agriculture a viable option for youth employment creation.