Novel ideas to challenge Agric Students and the Ministry of Agriculture in Ghana
We say Ayikoo to our gallant farmers and all Agric Students in Ghana as we celebrate another year of Agricultural activities. This year’s farmer’s day’s celebration is of great importance to the nation as we await the full implementation of the government’s 1D1F agenda which includes some agro-processing factories.
The theme for this year’s celebration, Agriculture: Moving Ghana beyond Aid is worth commending. To move Ghana beyond aid, a lot needs to be done to improve the infrastructure in our Agric colleges, universities that offer Agric related subjects, and secondary schools as well. Resourcing these institutions should be a major factor on the agenda of government to make the studying of Agriculture related studies attractive for students to consider.
The award of scholarship to 51 Ghanaian Students to Receive Agricultural Training with Agrostudies in Israel for 11- Month is an excellent attempt by government to improve on Agriculture in the country from the education perspective.
As we celebrate our farmers today, we should also use the day to challenge more youth to venture into agriculture. Our National Service Personnel Secretariat is worth mentioning. A visit
We cannot also lose sight of other students from our tertiary institutions working in our farms, with agric institutions and other related businesses as national service personnel. We
Suggestions to Boost student interest in Agriculture.
Agric Reality Show
Going forward, we at Ghaneducationnews.com suggest that, stakeholders of agriculture should consider an agric reality show that will attract the youth to farm during the wet and dry seasons.
This program can help develop the interest of many to venture into agriculture instead of spending on beauty pageants.
An Agric Reality show would bring to the door steps of many Ghanaian youth and students the day to day work or the farmer, the research and advancement in farming. Ghanaians will better appreciate the immense contribution of our dedicated farmers who put food on our tables daily.