Dear Youth...Why not Agriculture?

Mentor-Box Foundation is accepting entries for the “Dear Youth, Why Not Agriculture” essay writing competition.

The objective of this essay contest is to ignite youth interest in agriculture and promote ideas to decent jobs and sustainable earning opportunities in the Agro sector.


– Conceptualize a project that solves a key problem in the agricultural sector in Kogi State, Nigeria.

– Ensure your essay encapsulates reasons for youth disinterest in agriculture and how your project will address this challenge.

– Draw up a timeline for its completion and the likely impact the said project will have upon implementation.

– Essays should be a minimum of 500 words and maximum of 1000 words.


Entries should be sent to to before close of business on the 28th of November, 2021.