Bane of rural youth in agriculture

Rural young people are a great resource for local agriculture development, yet little is done to harness their potential. So, despite the huge arable land in rural areas coupled with the opportunities that the agriculture sector presents in these areas, rural young people are migrating to urban areas in pursuit of ‘unexisting’ jobs. Rural young people are the future of food security, yet around the world, few young people see a future for themselves in agriculture or rural areas.

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