About the Author

Mr Yemi Adesina is the visionary CEO of Pristine Integrated Farm Resources Ltd and a passionate advocate for youth empowerment and poverty alleviation through education across Africa. With his unique blend of qualifications as a farmer, social worker, and African historian. Mr Yemi Adesina brings a wealth of expertise dedicated to fostering positive change and progress. His unwavering commitment to empowering African youth through education has made him a true leader in his field.

The greatest challenge facing the African diaspora at home and around the world, is the scarcity of knowledge about Ancient African history that is passed on to the next generations of Africans. The education of African people is an urgent necessity. It is a matter of life or death, and we cannot afford the risk of another generation of children who have no identity and are ignorant about Africa.“ – Dr Asa Hilliard.

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Adeyemi Adesina

As an African diaspora member, Mr Yemi Adesina emigrated to the United Kingdom in 1991, acquiring his Master’s in Business Administration and Social Work. In 2010, driven by a desire to contribute to Nigeria’s food production, he returned to his homeland and embarked on a remarkable journey as a seasoned farmer and prolific trainer.

But Mr Yemi Adesina’s impact extends far beyond the agricultural realm. With his YouTube channel “papayemo1,” he has captivated over 2.5 million viewers from 36 countries, making his videos among the most-watched content on YouTube from an African perspective. Join Mr Yemi Adesina on his mission to empower African youth, alleviate poverty, and reshape the narratives surrounding Africa.


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The purpose of education is not just to get a good job with great companies. The real purpose of education is to improve and further the interests of one’s group and to ensure its survival.
The Indians, the Chinese, the Jews and other cultural groups have understood the importance of their history. They have worked extremely hard toward educating their children about their history from their perspective. African people have often looked at these cultural groups, marvelled at their unity, and wondered why it contrasts with their own community, which seems so fragmented and disorganized
– The late Professor Amos Wilson

The last four or five hundred years of European contact with Africa has produced a body of literature presenting Africa in a very bad light and Africans in lurid terms. This was the need to justify the slave trade and slavery.
– An African novelist, poet, and critic, Chinua Achebe.

If young people can make sense of their experiences by locating themselves and their situation within historical understandings and community meanings, they will better overcome hardship, sustain psychological health and contribute to society at large”.
–  Brian Barber