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

40,000 young people in Nigeria to benefit from Young Africa Works-IITA Project Training Programme

In May this year, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to start the Young Africa Works-IITA Project, an innovative approach to agribusiness training and start-up for Nigeria’s young people. This project was developed in … Continue reading 40,000 young people in Nigeria to benefit from Young Africa Works-IITA Project Training Programme

Nigeria: Prez Buhari calls for adequate youth participation in modern agriculture

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the active involvement of youths in driving modern methods of farming, as a way of actualizing the country’s agricultural goals and development. “We will do more to expand, modernize, and revolutionize our agriculture, … Continue reading Nigeria: Prez Buhari calls for adequate youth participation in modern agriculture