“To attract and retain youth in Agriculture, we need to broaden the lens through which we see the sector beyond just farming. While farming (and its value chains) might be core; there are other critical functions around Policies, Education,Research, Farming, Finance, Extension and advisory services, Communications, Technologies and Trades.Thus, providing PERFECT opportunities and alternative pathways for youth in Agriculture, that we need to rigorously promote along farming”.

Hlamalani Ngwenya