Just few days after been nominated as the Local Representative for Young Professionals’ Platform for Agricultural Research for Development (YPARD) in Lagos, Nigeria. I was privileged to attend the Youth and Policy Dialogue Series on : Food Security for a Mega Population organized by HEDA resources, Lagos – Nigeria on 5th March, 2013. It was a very wonderful occasion involving individuals, farmers, scientists, government officials, youths and people from all walks of life coming together to discuss on a very important topic: Food!
The full article has been published on YPARD!
…outside the hall.
Mr. Dashiel (DG IITA, Ibadan) delivers his part in the program while Mr. Fagbenro -Bryon(DFID Co-ordinator Southwest Regional Office) take notes.
Mr. Arigbabu Sulaimon (Exec. Sect, HEDA Resource Center) giving the closing remarks, Goodbyes came too soon!
Hope to attend and organise more of this in future, Food and Agriculture are not just the important things in an economy, they are the most important!
If you weren’t in the program on 5th March, 2013 you haven’t missed much.You can join the group discussion on Twitter using the #WetinUThink hash tag!