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    SAHE Collaborates with NAPPS to Launch Young Tech Farmers Club

    The Sustainable Agro and Hunger Education (SAHE) Foundation, in partnership with the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), has launched the Young Tech Farmers (YTF) Club for Secondary Schools in Lagos to promote youth-centric and technology-driven agricultural production.

    The Sustainable Agro and Hunger Education (SAHE) Foundation, in partnership with the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), has launched the Young Tech Farmers (YTF) Club for Secondary Schools in Lagos to promote youth-centric and technology-driven agricultural production.

    The Director-General, Premier Agribusiness Academy, and Soy Value Chain expert, Dr. Francis Toromade, who said there are a series of challenges facing technology-driven agriculture, like poor infrastructure, government policies and regulations, and a lack of funding, said the program would set a good pace for Nigeria’s agriculture sector.

    Toromade noted that they are embarking on a journey to develop a nation full of technology-driven farmers, explaining that agriculture has a long history of embracing innovations, from the invention of a simple hoe to the advent of mechanization to the current digital revolution.

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    He highlighted the development of various technological tools like IoT sensors, tractors, drones, and others that have been incorporated into agriculture, making everything easier for farmers. He added that these technologies have helped to increase efficiency, enhance productivity, maintain sustainable practices, and secure resilience in the face of agricultural challenges.

    The Chief Executive of SAHE, Dr. Idongesit Mbaram, emphasized the importance of young people as the bridge between the rich history of agriculture and the innovative potential of technology. She said her organization stood on the cusp of a new era in agriculture, an era driven by the power of technology and the passion of young minds.

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    “We seek a nation where agriculture thrives in harmony with nature. This vision gave birth to the SAHE Foundation, a foundation built on the belief that young minds hold the key to unlocking agriculture’s true potential.

    “In 2019, a vision was bestowed upon me by God. A vision of young people—not just tending fields but revolutionizing them. The SAHE Foundation was born from that vision, from a deep belief that agriculture holds immense potential, waiting to be unlocked by the next generation.

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