Special Event D: Youth Agri-preneurship’s Aspirations and Challenges

Room: Lagos / Osun Meeting Room

Exhibition of various commodities (cassava, soybean, maize, etc.)

Testimonies and debates

Moderator:Dare Odusanya, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

  • Introductory remarks: Molayo Owoeye
  • 1st Testimony by Oyin Asaaju (3 minutes)
  • 1st debate – “Agriculture: A sector of economic opportunities for African Youths”. For by Dorcas Ogunwole and Against by Waheed Oni (total of 20minutes)
  • 2nd Testimony by Ifedayo Ibironke (3 minutes)
  • 2nd debate – “It is better to invest in loans than grants”. For by Tosin Olaniyi and Against by Tolulope Bajulaiye (total of 20minutes)
  • Last batch of testimony: Mercy Wakawa and Zacchaeus Isuwa (3 minutes each)
AEC 2016 : Special Event D: Youth Agri-preneurship’s Aspirations and Challenges, 06 december 2016

“Poor Governance and lack of public accountability have always been among the main causes hindering Africa’s structural transformation.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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