Destiny Edoro emerges winner of STEP Agri-Competition
Destiny Edoro, a student of Gbagada Senior Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos State, has won the maiden edition of the STEP Agri-Competition.
The STEP Agri-Competition, organized by the Innovative Youth in Agriculture (I-Youth) project, targeted students from public secondary schools in Lagos State. The I-Youth project implemented in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation Young Africa Works targets youth between 15 and 35 years.
The STEP component of the project, which focuses on secondary school students, adopts various innovative approaches to change their perception of agriculture. The STEP Agri-Competition is one of these approaches. It aims to attract the students to learn about modern agriculture, change their perception, and attract stakeholders in the sector to promote agriculture right from secondary school level.