Monthly Archives: April 2016

IYA applauded for embracing agriculture

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs have been applauded for taking a giant stride in embracing agriculture as a business. The applaud came by panelists during a Breakfast Academy for collaborative learning, problem solving and action organized by the advancement linkage centre of Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST). Speaking on the topic “Agripreneurship and… Read more »


IYA, Abuja inspects gurara dam facility

Following the commitment from Nigeria’s Honourable Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh on the negotiation of a 100ha parcel of land for the IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) in Abuja at the Gurara Dam Irrigation Scheme in Kaduna State, the youths have embarked on series of fact finding missions to the site to ensure that adequate… Read more »


Ministry of Agriculture to support IITA Youth Agripreneurs

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture in Nigeria, Chief Audu Ogbeh has promised to negotiate about 100 ha of land for the IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) in Abuja at the Gurara Dam Irrigation Scheme land along the Kaduna road. He also promised to negotiate for the release of 2 tractors to enhance mechanized crop production and… Read more »