Meet The 13-Year Old Farmer Who Is Changing The Face of Farming in Jamaica

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Akeem Brown is not your typical Jamaican teenager, he is passion for farming is unique among his peers in Jamaica.

At age 13, Brown is an example of the potential to develop a strong base of Jamaican farmers who can help to keep the culture of farming in small communities across Jamaica. Instead of viewing Brown as a kid without direction, his family and friends see him as a bright light and a future entrepreneur. Perhaps in the future, Brown will be running a large agricultural enterprise.

It is clear that this young man has a bright future in agriculture. We hope that the government of Jamaica invest in Brown as he is a perfect example of how Jamaican youths can create a strong entrepreneurial base.

Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica featured Brown in this video

Tisha Ricketts

Born and raised in Freeport Bahamas, I am a lover of Caribbean life and all things equal. I believe that someday, the Caribbean will come together as one nation

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