There are more young people in the African population than ever before. In fact, approximately 70 percent of the over 1 Billion people living in Africa are under the age of 30! What’s more, fewer and fewer young people are attracted to agriculture, or see it as a viable future for themselves.
Emmanuel Ngenge Ngeh, Cameroonian founder of the Young Farmers Development Group based in Cameroon, and Olawale Ojo from South West Nigeria, a graduate of Agricultural Engineering and CEO of AGROPRENEUR Nigeria, give their insights on this preoccupying matter during the 6th FARA Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW6) in Accra, Ghana.
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