ENABLE-TAAT launches demo fields at 12 NYSC Orientation camps

In line with its objective to provide agribusiness support to youth, ENABLE-TAAT has established agribusiness demonstration farms at 12 orientation camps of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Nigeria. This initiative was a response to the call of the youth whose interest was stimulated after benefiting from the compact’s agribusiness sensitization in March, May, August […]

“We had life-transforming experience with ENABLE-TAAT” – Beneficiaries in Kenya

Jonathan Mutinda and Ian Mambo are beneficiaries of ENABLE-TAAT in Kenya. After a training and mentorship period of 15 months, they were able to create their own enterprise. At the beginning of their venture, they leased one-eighth of an acre at Dukuma Dam, Makueni County, where they began planting and selling OFSP and other vegetables.[…..]

Enable TAAT provides youths networking platform at open day in Tanzania

In contributing to youth inclusion and development, ENABLE TAAT organized an Open Day that provided a good networking forum for farmers and youth in Tanzania to share different knowledge and ideas about agribusiness at various capacities.  as a means of developing their capacity, promoting, and showcasing youth agricultural products to increase their income. The Open[…..]

Spotlight on the Youth enterprise in Kenya

Vigena Aquatic Blue Enterprise Limited (V-Aquatic Blue Ltd), owned by young experts trained under ENABLE-TAAT incubation and agribusiness park programs, is hoisting the flag of youth agripreneurship in West Kenya. The enterprise was established under the registrar of the Companies Act of Kenya to provide consultancy and extension services in the aquaculture sector. The young[…..]

ENABLE-TAAT presents ‘modern agribusiness’ to Awe youth and farmers

One of the objectives of ENABLE-TAAT is to reach out to farming communities to demonstrate modern agricultural technologies that are available, so that indigenes can imbibe them to improve their livelihood and well-being. Thus, on 27 April, ENABLE-TAAT hosted Awe community and neighboring villages in an Open Day event that took place at Oyo state-IITA[…..]

STEP-OYO PROJECT NOW OPERATES IN 6 SCHOOLS

STEP-Oyo project commenced on August 19, 2020 and operates in 6 schools in Oyo state, for the period of three years involving three conservative phases. The first phase involves delivering of agribusiness training to the students in two schools; Bishop Philips Academy (BPA) and Methodist High schools (MHS) which are both in the state’s capital,[…..]

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[…..]