IYA Bulletin – Issue 20

  • September 6, 2016
  • adedayo

Inside the bulletin IYA trains 127 young persons under N2Africa Project in Borno State IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) has concluded the first phase of the training exercise under the N2Africa Borno Project with the training of 127 youths. Celebrating our father, mentor… The news...

N2Africa Special Edition

  • December 23, 2015
  • adedayo

N2Africa is a large scale, science-based research-in-development project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with a focus on putting nitrogen fixation to work for African smallholder farmers growing legume crops, through effective production technologies, including inoculants and fertilizers. The project, which is...

IYA Bulletin – Issue 13

  • November 25, 2015
  • adedayo

Agriculture remains the largest employer of any sector in the economy of most African countries. In view of this, the transformation of the agricultural sector in Africa holds tremendous promise for increased economic growth and creation of employment opportunities for the continent’s young people.

Africa Agriculture Status Report 2015: Youth in Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • September 30, 2015
  • adedayo

African countries have the youngest population in the world and the largest share of the world's available arable land. indeed, as the Youth Division of the Africa Union Commission puts it, about 65% of the total population of Africa is below the age of...

IYA Bulletin – Issue 12

  • September 25, 2015
  • adedayo

IYA Bulletin – Issue 10

  • June 10, 2015
  • adedayo

Republic of Congo, Matata Ponyo Mapon has identifield agriculture as a major sector which can accelerate the growth of African economies. Prime Minister Matata Ponyo stated this on Tuesday (14th July) at an exhibition organized by the government and IITA.

IYA Bulletin – Issue 9

  • April 15, 2015
  • adedayo

As part of its vision to engage youths in agriculture with clear indications of ending youth unemployment in Africa, the IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) on 10th of March 2015, launched the Makueni Youth Agripreneurs (MYA). The launching which was held at the IITA office, ICIPE...