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Youth School Garden and Sustainable Agriculture project funded by Australian High Commission under the Direct Aid Project and contribution from B-BOVID (Building Business On Values, Integrity & Dignity).

Youth School Garden and Sustainable Agriculture is a project that seeks to increase the engagement of youth in agricultural sector and promote food security. The project involves a training workshop for participants on agriculture, its importance, potentials and opportunities, vegetables cultivation and the factors to consider in vegetable production, school assemble presentation where participants shared lessons learnt during the training with their peers, and practical learning element where each school has established a vegetable garden with the following vegetables carrot, cucumber, lettuce, green pepper, onion and tomatoes with supervision by facilitators and teachers.
The project was in partnership with B-BOVID (Building Business on Values, Integrity and Dignity) and Australian High Commission under the Direct Aid Programme. The objectives of the project was to showcase to the youth that agriculture does not have to be highly labour intensive with low economic return, and that it can be incredibly profitable and commercially viable. This project showcased the great potentials in modernized sustainable agriculture and feed into the school feeding programme in schools. The beneficiaries are ten (10) selected schools in Ahanta West District involving seven hundred (700) participants of which three hundred and eighty six (386) are males and three hundred and fourteen (314) are females. The ten (10) selected schools are Pretsea D/A J.H.S, Funkoe D/A J.H.S, Kejabil D/A J.H.S, New Amanful D/A J.H.S, Artur Fischer J.H.S, Ankyernyin D/A J.H.S, Apowa Methodist J.H.S, Beahu D/A J.H.S, Adjua D/A J.H.S andBeahu Catholic J.H.S.

 
 

THIS PROJECT WAS PROUDLY CARRIED OUT WITH AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSION

 
 
 
 
 
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