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A pinboard by
Ogadimma Arisukwu

L1/Dean of Students Affairs, Landmark University

PINBOARD SUMMARY

Nigeria is blessed with arable land and good climatic condition suitable for Agriculture and Agribus

general objective of the study is to examine the socio-economic factors affecting youth participation in Agriculture. The specific objectives include to;Explore ways of driving youth interest in engagement in Agriculture in Omu-Aran Kwara State;Examine some of the challenges confronting youth engagement in Agriculture; Suggest ways of reducing rural-urban migration by youths in search of jobs and sustain their interest in Agriculture.

Methodology: The study will take place in Omu-Aran community Kwara State, north central Nigeria. The youths of Omu-Aran between the ages of 18 years to 40 years will constitute study population. They will be made up of male and female, married and single youths who must have stayed atleast 2 years in Omu-Aran community.A total of 400 hundred youths will be selected as respondents using multi-stage and simple random sampling techniques. Also a total of 5 IDI will be conducted on various youth and community leaders in the study area. Omu-Aran community just like Kwara state is blessed with verse arable Agricultural lands.