Global 4-H

4-H is one of the largest youth organizations in the world. Around the globe, 4-H is focused on supporting youth leaders and providing an infrastructure for positive youth development.

Independent 4-H programs can be found in all corners of the globe—from North and South America to Africa to Asia.

4-H by the Numbers

  • There are over 70 independent, country-led 4-H programs around the world.

  • Worldwide, there are almost seven million 4-H’ers.

  • 4-H has the goal of reaching 20 million members internationally by 2025.

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To learn more about the worldwide growth of 4-H, view the National 4-H Council’s Global Clover Network Strategy at