Zambian Head of State commends IITA’s Youth-in-agriculture initiative

Zambia Agricultural Research Institute (ZARI) recently facilitated an exhibition program with the theme: “Crop diversification and alternative food”. A team of young people under the ENABLE-TAAT compact attended the event to showcase the modern cassava value chain technologies. Zambian Head of State, His Excellency, President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, was also present to witness a variety […]

Linking youths to rice value chain

ENABLE-TAAT is collaborating with Mvomero District Council in Morogoro region to build capacity of more youth and ensure more youth-led agribusiness enterprises. The role of Mvomero district is to mobilize youth in the wards into groups through the ward agricultural officers while ENABLE-TAAT provides the selected youths with training and other technical support.  The district[…..]

Sensitizing Nigerian youth on the opportunities in agribusiness

ENABLE-TAAT is conducting sensitization programs at 11 National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Orientation Camps in Nigeria. Nigeria’s NYSC scheme is a one-year mandatory program for graduates in Nigeria established in 1973 to reconstruct, reconcile, and rebuild the country after the Nigerian Civil War. The purpose of the scheme is primarily to inculcate in Nigerian youth[…..]

ENABLE TAAT to train 45 youth in Oyo State

ENABLE TAAT project has commenced the training of selected youths in Oyo state. The training which focuses on imparting technical skills in aquaculture and poultry will hold at the Oyo state-IITA Youth Agribusiness Incubation Park Center, at Awe, Afijio local government area of Oyo State. It will be recalled that the Youth in Agribusiness office,[…..]