Nigeria: 560,000 young people to secure work through Babban Gona Mastercard Foundation Partnership

In Nigeria, 560,000 individuals, predominantly youth and women, will have access to dignified and fulfilling work by 2022, through the Mastercard Foundation Young Africa Works in Nigeria partnership with Babban Gona. Recognizing that employment is a pathway out of poverty, … Continue reading Nigeria: 560,000 young people to secure work through Babban Gona Mastercard Foundation Partnership

Nigeria: Youth with high social-emotional skills succeed in Agriculture – study reveals

A young Nigerian animal production graduate and a manager at a national milk production company in Iseyin, Saheed Babajide, is a beneficiary of the government’s youth agriculture intervention programme. But he feels he received almost no training during the three … Continue reading Nigeria: Youth with high social-emotional skills succeed in Agriculture – study reveals

Partnership to promote improved cassava varieties and consumption of locally processed agro-products kicks start

A public-private sector initiative between the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) under the Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Cassava Seed System, Phase 2 (BASICS-II) and SANO Foods Limited is seeking to promote the cultivation of improved cassava varieties as well as … Continue reading Partnership to promote improved cassava varieties and consumption of locally processed agro-products kicks start

Premier Plantations ventures into the lucrative agriculture sector of Ekiti State, Nigeria

Premier Plantations Limited, a subsidiary of Nosak Group, a Nigerian industrial conglomerate is seeking to invest in the country’s new investment hub, Ekiti State. With the recent clamour and drive to make agriculture the mainstay of the Nigerian economy, Premier … Continue reading Premier Plantations ventures into the lucrative agriculture sector of Ekiti State, Nigeria