Tag Archives: Youth

Nigeria: Apply for an Opportunity to learn from practical vegetable farmer!

Are you a young person who wants to learn directly from a practical vegetable farmer, on how to successfully farm each of the following: Watermelon Cucumber Green beanls Green pepper Cabbage SweetCorn Lettuce e.t.c Training is for 3 months; after which … Continue reading

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6 Steps to succeed in Agribusiness as a #Youth…my experience! #IYD2016

Well its 12th August, 2016 and today been the International youth day, i decided to reflect on the Nigerian Youth and their get rich quick farming mentality. Everyone wants to become a cucumber farmer, now everyone wants to go into … Continue reading

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Africa: The Mastercard Foundation Research Shows How African Youth Navigate Risk to Survive

PRESS RELEASE Hundreds gather at the inaugural Young Africa Works Summit to address youth unemployment and opportunities within the agricultural sector The MasterCard Foundation today released preliminary findings from innovative research conducted over the past six months into youth employment … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Register for a sustainable practical training on high market demand fruits and vegetables.

Entrepreneur Youth Cooperative, AFGEAN in partnership with Agricultural Fresh Growers Producers Exporters Association of Nigeria (AFGEAN), IFDC 2SCALE and other partners presents: An effective and sustainable practical training on high market demand fruits and vegetables. Participants will be trained on … Continue reading

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Attracting youth into Agribusiness with Capacity building programmes and Innovation

PRESS RELEASE Ogbomosho, Oyo State                                                                       … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Group Trains 250 Graduates in Agribusiness

By Vincent A. Yusuf A social enterprise and business consulting consortium, Andrew Bishopton Group is set at encouraging graduates to participate in developing and managing businesses in the agricultural sector which has been neglected by the youth. To this end, … Continue reading

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Opportunity: Youth Empowerment for Agric graduates in Nigeria.

Deadline: Applications should be sent before 29th July, 2014. In pursuant of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA), Agricultural And Rural Management Training institute (ARMTI), Invites Youth to cease the opportunity of the ATA and participation in its Empowerment scheme. The … Continue reading

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Nigeria: FG Commits N7.7bn to Agric Programme for the #Youth…. Adesina

Efforts to tackle unemployment among the youths through agriculture has received a boost as the federal government is supporting the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Youth Agripreneur programme with $500,000(N7.7billion). The funds will go into training and capacity building … Continue reading

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The Role of Women and Young People in Family Farming

 “We need to continue to empower women farmers to raise awareness of their rights and let them find ways to be profitable for the next generation of farmers” – Sue Carlson, WFO Women’s Committee  “Over generations, including my own life as … Continue reading

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Apply Now: Young Social Reporters wanted for the Fin4Ag Conference|Deadline: 9 April, 2014 (23:59 CEST).

Deadline: 9 April, 2014 (23:59 CEST). The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA), is organising its 2014 International Conference onRevolutionising finance for agri-value chains, “Fin4Ag” from 14-18 … Continue reading

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