Youth farmers field day Tanzania
On 13th June, 2022 and 15th June, 2022 AMSHA Institute conducted a youth farmers field day it
was two days on hand training that was conducted in 2 districts of Lindi region. Youth farmers
field day was a participatory approach to agricultural extension service that enables youth to
acquire basic good agricultural practices composed of in-school agribusiness clubs (14 – 18 years
old students). A key component of the training was to expose opportunities that are available
in agriculture sector and imparting agribusiness mindset to young people to stimulate
innovation and creativity in agriculture sector.
This event provides the opportunity for aspired and young farmers to acquire technical information
about good agricultural practices from their fellow young people, extension officers, agricultural input
companies and expert advice were given on marketing, tailor made agricultural financial services,
improved farming inputs and mechanization and solutions on various social, economic and agricultural
problems as these events also enable secondary school students and young farmers to interact with
each other and share experiences, challenges and solutions.