Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo (@OluObasanjo) is this year’s Africa Food Prize panel chairperson. In this video, he offers advice to young farmers looking to set out on a path of innovation and shares his thoughts on the importance of leadership in securing the change, and how he envisions the future of farming.

Video courtesy of Selase Kove-Seyram

Want to learn more about this year’s Africa Food Prize? Check out, Need to Know: 2016 AGRA Africa Food Prize as part of our series on innovations in African agriculture.