In Nigeria, farmer population is aging and there is insufficient interest in the agricultural sector by the younger generation due to a number of reasons. AgropreneurNg tackles related challenges by focusing on three key areas: communication, ‘agvocacy’ and capacity building.
Big Data Track focuses on inspiring and training young people to ideate and create smart and efficient innovations to aid data collection and analysis, and its utilisation in data-driven agricultural planning and decision making.
AgriTech Lab provides AgriTech skills and education to foster tech adoption in Nigeria’s agribusiness sector. AgriTech Lab 2019 engaged 200 agripreneurs, agritech enthusiasts and youths to learn about blockchain technology, soilless farming and mobile technology.