Category Archives: Young Farmers

Nigeria: Learn how Doeland Farms is developing the Rabbit Industry in Nigeria!

Do you love rabbits? Do you know rabbit meat tastes so good and are very healthy too? Do you know you can make good money in 2017, raising rabbits? To find answers to this questions we visited Doeland Farms and … Continue reading

Posted in Agric News, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Nigeria: Apply for an Opportunity to learn from practical vegetable farmer!

Are you a young person who wants to learn directly from a practical vegetable farmer, on how to successfully farm each of the following: Watermelon Cucumber Green beanls Green pepper Cabbage SweetCorn Lettuce e.t.c Training is for 3 months; after which … Continue reading

Posted in Opportunities, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , | 1 Comment

6 Steps to succeed in Agribusiness as a #Youth…my experience! #IYD2016

Well its 12th August, 2016 and today been the International youth day, i decided to reflect on the Nigerian Youth and their get rich quick farming mentality. Everyone wants to become a cucumber farmer, now everyone wants to go into … Continue reading

Posted in Agri-Innovation, Agribusiness, Agric News, urban farming, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

My Cucumber Farming Journey Part2

Hello Fans, In any case you missed the first part of my cucumber farming journey, you can read it here. Well, after the loss of funds I had to actually get to the bottom of the matter and see why … Continue reading

Posted in Agri-Innovation, Agribusiness, Agric News, urban farming, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Africa: The Mastercard Foundation Research Shows How African Youth Navigate Risk to Survive

PRESS RELEASE Hundreds gather at the inaugural Young Africa Works Summit to address youth unemployment and opportunities within the agricultural sector The MasterCard Foundation today released preliminary findings from innovative research conducted over the past six months into youth employment … Continue reading

Posted in Agribusiness, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Meet our Young Farmer of the month of February: Adebayo

I am always excited to write this segment of my blog as it gives me joy promoting other young smallholder/family farmers like myself who are either supporting their parent’s farm or are have small farms where they employ others. Our … Continue reading

Posted in Family farming, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Postharvest food losses: creating poor family farmers!

“In Nigeria, an alarming 45 per cent(750,000 tons) of tomatoes harvested in the country is lost due to poor Food Supply Chain (FSC) management; price instability resulting from seasonal fluctuation in production and the supply preference of farmers and middlemen for … Continue reading

Posted in Family farming, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Meet The Young Family Farmer #YFF of the Month Fareed – the Quail Farmer.

To fulfill my promise of promoting Young farmers and youth in Agribusiness, supporting their family farms, I will be promoting Young Family Farmers (YFF) every month on this page. Today, I will be telling the story of Ibrahim Fareed, the … Continue reading

Posted in Agri-Innovation, Family farming, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Reconnecting Youth and Agriculture

Originally posted on The ABJCA Blog:
The ICTs can help to make agriculture a more attractive option for young people A dead-end street or socially degrading path, here’s what agriculture represents for many young people in the African, Caribbean and…

Posted in Agribusiness, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Put youth at the center!

Joseph Macharia moderating the involving youth in Agriculture with ICTs at the ICT4Ag conference Several points have been highlighted at the ICT4Ag conference about the need to build sustainable and scalable solutions for small holder farmers, however the fact remains … Continue reading

Posted in International Conferences, Young Farmers, Youth in Agriculture | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments