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Rudy Concepcion (second from left) with fellow YFFTPJ trainees.

In today’s technologically-driven society, millennials seem to be more inclined to seek jobs in the cityscape. However, a group of young farmers in our countryside are stepping up, hoping to create a revolution by going against the grain and aiming for the sustainable.

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Reforestation is an important element in the environment. It is an artificial regeneration where forest plantations are established to replace its baldness.

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There`s a lot of talk about some smallholder farmers making it big in the agricultural world today. Perhaps, they are motivated to learn more about new technologies to feed their families and send their children to schools.

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Nowadays, young people prefer courses that will give them greater and faster economic opportunities after college than taking up agriculture. In this line, the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), together with the Department of Education’s Bureau of Secondary Schools and the CGIAR’s Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security research program, initiated the “Infomediary Campaign in the Philippines” with the primary aim of engaging more youth in agriculture.