Monthly Archives: March 2016

IFAD officials visit IYA, Abuja

Delegates from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in March, 2016 visited the IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) in Abuja to ascertain the level of progress with the program’s implementation stage and also to have an understanding of the IITA Youth Agripreneurs as a panacea to eradicate youth unemployment in Nigeria. The delegation which consisted… Read more »


Youth Agricultural Program launched in Delta State

On 11 February, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the joint venture (JV) between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL, launched a youth-in-agriculture (Agripreneur) program, aimed at providing training opportunities for young men and women to venture into agribusiness. CNL launched the Agripreneur program in collaboration with IITA, the Itsekiri Regional Development Committee… Read more »