I-Youth Agripark Initiative Thrives

The Agribusiness Park Initiative is strongly helping I-Youth Project beneficiaries through a six-month transformative entrepreneurial program focused on experiential learning within clustered agribusinesses. The initiative is empowering the beneficiaries with tangible support, offering them access to essential resources such as space and agricultural inputs, as well as mentorship. The park provides opportunities for beneficiaries to […]

World Bank Country Director challenges Agripreneurs

IYA recently hosted, the Country Director of the World Bank for Nigeria, Dr. Shubham Chaudhuri during his visit to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) headquarters in Ibadan. During the visit, IYA provided a comprehensive overview of its initiatives, achievements, and success stories. The program highlighted its ongoing collaboration with the World Bank on[…..]

Empowering Malawi’s youth through agricultural innovation: The AIYAP II Collaboration

In implementing the Agricultural Infrastructure and Youth in Agribusiness Project (AIYAP II) in Malawi, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is collaborating with the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) and ENABLE TAAT. The AIYAP project is on the mission to fight food insecurity and youth unemployment by improving irrigation. Recently, a team from the AfDB,[…..]

SARAH Director commends ENABLE-TAAT in Kaoma

From 15-16 December, Dr David Chikoye, IITA’s Southern Africa Research and Administrative Hub (SARAH) Director, visited ENABLE-TAAT trained youths in Kaoma district, Zambia, to monitor the progress of their startups. The 2-day visit allowed for in-depth interaction between the Director and youth-in-agribusiness. Back in 2018, a group of 30 youths participated in aquaculture and poultry[…..]