Auwal Mohammed Adamu, Olufunmilayo Temitope Afolayan, & Faleye Helen Olufunke

The greater numbers of the youth, who have the potential to change the Agricultural landscape of the country, are enrolled in the tertiary institutional system. This study attempts to investigate the role of TVET in ensuring food sufficiency in the country. The study employed statistical tool for data analysis and Multi-stage sampling techniques was used for data collection. Responses were drawn from questionnaires administered to 250 students of Agricultural technology from Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro and Moshood Abiola Polytechnic situated in Ogun State. The findings from the study shows that majority of the respondents are youth of age range of 20 years and 40 years. The study also revealed that most of the students are ready to engage in agriculture after graduation if adequate facilities are available. The findings from the regression analysis revealed that agricultural technology education and training have positive significant impact on agricultural productivity in Nigeria. on this note, the study the paper suggests, inter-alia, increase in government expenditure on technical institution, and encourage the participation of youth into agriculture after graduation through free interest agricultural loan facilities. Keywords: Food Self-sufficiency, Agricultural productivity, technical and vocational training 0150