Pop sorghum, doughnuts and hammer mills: Nigerian teens see the fun side of agriculture

If the teenagers studying in a secondary school in Nigeria ever thought that agriculture was not ‘a teen thing’, they were in for a surprise! A group of 133 students (75 girls and 58 boys), who signed up for a training session with experts from ICRISAT and other partners, got to use farm implements, create tasty sorghum-based dishes and learn about making profits in agriculture.

The students of The Intercontinental Secondary School, Kano, Nigeria, participated in a hands-on training program on producing and processing sorghum as a viable business venture, with inputs from several industry experts.

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