Tagged: IKYA

IKYA partners with out-growers to expand maize flour business

rom Murhesa to Kamayonla in the South Kivu Province of DR Congo, IITA Kalambo Youth Agripreneurs (IKYA) has become a household name due to its ability to create jobs and business opportunities for young people in the area. IKYA started its maize flour business in 2016 by establishing a 7-ton capacity maize processing facility in… Read more »

IKYA gains recognition in AU

The African Union Interafrican Bureau of Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) has identified IITA Youth Agripreneurs Kalambo (IKYA) as a key partner in its effort to create equitable social and economic development in Africa through fish farming. The fish enterprise team of IKYA was invited in July to Accra, Ghana by the AU team to share their… Read more »

IITA Kalambo Youth Agripreneurs (IKYA ) trains unemployed graduates

To achieve the goal of engaging more youths in agribusiness, the IITA Kalambo Youth Agripreneurs (IKYA) have developed a capacity building program for young graduates who are willing to embrace agriculture as a means of creating wealth and employment. The 9-week training which aims to transfer the entrepreneurial and agribusiness skills and experience gathered so… Read more »