AGRICULTURE: THE DE-PRIORITISED PRIORITY

At this very moment, thousands of Swazi young adults, fresh from high school, are spending their hard earned cash applying to the Faculty of Agriculture and Consumer Science of the University of Swaziland. They are doing this with the hope of being accepted into the institution and studying a course being marketed as ‘the backbone of the economy of the country’.
Swaziland schools offer Agriculture from Grade V, giving the pupils the notion that it is a needed skill. 

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