Tagged: Agribusiness

IITA Tanzania Youth Agripreneurs given kudos for promoting agribusiness in the country

The Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational training in Tanzania, Prof. Joyce Ndalichako has expressed her interest in the youth in agribusiness initiative of IITA. Prof Ndalichako who was at the stand of the IITA Tanzania Youth Agripreneurs (ITYA) during the 5th annual National Science, Technology and Innovation conference at Dar es Salam said …Read more »


We would take Agriculture to the next level – Youth Agripreneurs

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs have reiterated the need for adequate skills in agribusiness, institutional support from concerned stakeholders and an enabling environment to attract youths into agriculture. The youth who spoke during the ENABLE (Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment) Youth Program Design Workshop on 21-22 April in Abuja, Nigeria stated that the experience of IITA through …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 »


IITA Youth Agripreneurs Train Youths in Borno, Nigeria

On September 16, 2015, the IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA), as part of the N2Africa Borno project, concluded a training workshop for 20 young men and women from the southern part of Borno State, Nigeria, on entrepreneurship skills development and sustainable agronomic practices. The workshop, entitled Agribusiness – Key to Productive Youth Engagement, was held at the International Institute of Tropical …Read more »


Who is doing what to promote the Borno Youth Agripreneur Initiative

2Africa–Global Management is partnering with relevant stakeholders both in the public and private sectors to create an enabling environment and attract relevant institutional support for the agripreneurs in Borno state. In this regard, stakeholders such as the Borno state government, Borno State Agricultural Development Project, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the International Crops …Read more »