The presence and activities of the youths are obvious in every sector of the economy; however, their participation is still nothing to write home about when it comes to the agricultural sector, even on the fact that agriculture is the backbone of some regions’ economy in the past, like the Sub-Saharan Africa.
Reasons why the youths are not so excited about the business of agriculture are not far-fetched.
A higher percentage of graduates want a white-collar job: sitting to a table in an air-conditioned office. Even students that studied agricultural-related course want to work in the banking sector or any other corporate sector.
The youths are of the opinion that farming practices is meant for the aged and not for the youths, and this is attribute to what our society sees the farmers as. We see them as peasant, poor and illiterate fellows which are not even the case. Agriculturalist…
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