Jobs cow waiting to be milked

With only a quarter of Africa’s arable land (50% of global arable land) currently in use and 29% of the world’s youth by 2025, an agriculture and agri-business sector in full bloom is likely to result in even more transformational change. Young Africans do not want to be the farmers their grandparents were. Making the sector more attractive to the African youth – seven-to-ten million of whom join the labour force each year – must entail modernising agriculture, raising productivity, boosting incomes, and expanding links to export markets. Read more here.
Nigerian Compass


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