IITA Young Agripreneurs at the processing unit
Peter Casier, an online media communications facilitator with almost 17 years experience in development works (and a Grandpa to many ICT4D youth), wrote on a googlegroup I belong to that he has “started to realize the importance of youth in the future of a food-secure world… (and) no matter how many new seeds or crops we bring on the market, no matter how many new systems of irrigation, land and water use, cattle breeding systems, food storage improvements…, unless we have young people interested in… agriculture… it will all fail”.
Nowadays, it has become a fad for policymakers at country levels (especially in Africa) and international organizations to talk much about youth involvement in development issues and youth empowerment without involving the youth themselves in the conversation or without giving them a real voice. In fact, many times action plans are developed…
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