The Director of The Directorate of Crop Service at The Ministry of Food and Agriculture Dr Solomon Gyan have called on the urgent need to dispel misconceptions surrounding agriculture that portray farmers as uneducated and agricultural work as physically demanding with minimal financial rewards.

Speaking on behave of the Minister For Food And Agriculture,Hon Brain  Acheampong  at the on-going agricultural student career guidance mentorship bootcamp at the gnat hall in Accra, Dr. Ansah, urged stakeholders to help support the ministry of food and agriculture to help change these perceptions among the youth through education, empowerment, and youth mentorships engagement.

By fostering enthusiasm and investment in the agricultural sector among the youth they will contribute to building a more resilient, innovative, and sustainable agricultural ecosystem

‘’agriculture has excess job opportunities, from research to sustainable environmental practices, financial management and technological engineering, agriculture today presents a rich tapestry of opportunities waiting to be explored by the youth. He added

He commended Agrihouse Foundation for the AG-STUD bootcamp initiative underscoring its pivotal role in nurturing a deeper understanding and appreciation for agriculture and agribusiness among young individuals.

This year’s bootcamp is being supported by ADB, Jobberman,AMG, Kofi Vinyo, Kofi Ansah (Ahodwo Farms), holland akokor, Lexvee Agro-processing and some of Agrihouse Foundation’s women in agribusiness beneficiaries including Mama Abigial Gyama, Janet Adade, Queen Gafaratu Enterprise, Ayden Ventures, Nanvee Natural Foods, Vinolia Wealth Foods, ZLB Enterprise, Bebefu ventures ,WEID ventures,