30 youth getting agri know-how
The Barbados Youth Action Programme (BYAP) is helping 30 young people to become agri-preneurs.
Yesterday, during a site visit at its base in Ashford, St John, assistant project lead Andrina Welch said the programme was based on training the youth in climate-smart sustainable and organic approaches to agriculture.
Welch said more young people were getting interested in farming as they were realising there was a wide variety of technological components to crop production, which opened many opportunities for employment.
She added participants also learnt they could develop value-added projects from crops they produced.
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