Why the program?
AgriTech Lab is a cohort-based, modular and immersive in-class/field training course that leverages blended learning to provide Agtech skills and education to foster youth inclusion in the Agriculture sector, job creation and increasing rate of youth-led agribusinesses in Nigeria.
AgriTech Lab’s focus includes blockchain use in agricultural marketing, soilless farming (hydroponics & aquaponics), drones and farm management and artificial intelligence.
- Online and field practical sessions.
- Farm tour for each cohort for real life experience.
- Access to mentorship with industry experts in the Agriculture and AgriTech sector.
- Business strategy sessions with industry experts.
- Quarterly hangout/summits with industry leaders to connect the participants with job/internship opportunities, mentorship support and funding opportunities
- “I got exposed to in-depth knowledge of the latest technologies, seedlings, how best to maximise my capital and resources on the farm” – Michael Akintola
- “It was shocking to find out that I could actually implement a technological solution in my local farm. I have since adopted the use of hydroponics on my farm as a result of this training”