participants of MyFarmbase AgriTech Lab Soilless field training in Abeokuta, Nigeria

Aliu Oluwafemi Royal – MyFarmbase AgriTech Lab

Date grant awarded: September 14, 2019

MyFarmbase AgriTech Lab is a 2-day class and field immersive training session is hosted in Lagos, Nigeria, which unearths the opportunities using technology in agribusiness and how youths can leverage them to create sustainable income for themselves. The training will embrace role plays, scenario building, and real-life use cases. It is designed to be as enlightening as possible of the steps to start and run a successful agric-tech enterprise as well as critical steps to land an agric-tech job locally and internationally. This is in a bid to cut down on youth unemployment and promote youth engagement in agriculture.

This grant will help MyFarmbase to secure a training space and materials needed to train selected youths.