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A brighter future: Youth engagement along agricultural value chains

Several stakeholders have called for engagements of youth within the sector. However, the prevalent challenges outweigh the number of stakeholders calling reaching out to the youth. Despite the recognition of the importance of engaging youth within the agricultural sector and development community, a cohesive and deliberate approach has to be defined to augment the efforts still being fragmented. To properly capture... More

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  • Nigeria
  • Promote agriculture among young people
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YPARD Nigeria Café: Young agripreneurs in agribusiness

The key element of running a successful agribusiness in Nigeria requires technical skill, a level of business acumen and rugged determination. Nevertheless, running a successful agribusiness enterprise involves some challenging factors such as climate change, pest and diseases, unfavourable market parameters, an unfavourable policy environment and lack of the required network for market access and technology. Members of the YPARD Nigeria... More

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  • Promote agriculture among young people
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Youth to solve agricultural problems in Nigeria using ICTs

Revolution is taking place across the globe and technologies is being applied to everyday activities across sectors. Information Communication Technologies (ICT) is a must for every sector and its importance in agriculture over the years cannot be over emphasis. Experts’ opinion reveal ICT in agriculture to require the development and applications of innovative ways to use ICTs to solve challenges faced... More

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Improvement of ovulation in piggery through modern technology

Pig production and its development prospects are faced with challenges for farm operators and other players along the piggery sector. Most of the pig farmers in Nigeria are seen to be making use of traditional methods and practices for the process of mating and detecting the ovulating cycles of pigs. Hence, there is a need to develop technology that handles this... More

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ENABLE Youth Program Empowers Young African Graduates into Agribusiness

My story of how I got to attend the #enableyouth Program is quite interesting as my initial plan was to come to Abuja briefly, do an agribusiness branding presentation and head back to Birnin Kebbi( Very few people know Kebbi is a state in Nigeria). Soon after settling in Abuja I updated my Facebook status on my proposed presentation. One of... More

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YOUTH IN ACTION – MY IITA Experience

What comes to your mind when you think of a farmer? What comes to mind for most of us is an old man, dressed in overalls, smelling dirty, and chewing on a straw. Though farmers are considered important to food production and the economy of any nation, youth have little interest in agricultural careers. Nowadays most people equate agriculture with farming... More

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  • Access to resources and capacity building
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