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40,000 young people in Nigeria to benefit from Young Africa Works-IITA project training program

40,000 young people in Nigeria to benefit from Young Africa Works-IITA project training program

Lagos, Nigeria, November 23, 2020 – In May this year, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to start the Young Africa Works-IITA Project, an innovative approach to agribusiness training and start-up for Nigeria’s young people. This project was developed in consultation with young people, policymakers, educators, and entrepreneurs as…

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IITA and Mastercard Foundation to implement Young Africa Works in Nigeria

The Youth in Agribusiness office of CGIAR-IITA is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement the Young Africa Works strategy. A joint media release on 16 June formally announcing this collaborative effort said that the partnership aims to enable 242,724 young Nigerian women and men to build skills and secure dignified and fulfilling…

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IITA partners with Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement Young Africa Works

Lagos, Nigeria 16 June, 2020 – The International Institute of Topical Agriculture (IITA), through its Youth in Agribusiness office, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement the Young Africa Works strategy. The partnership aims to enable 242,724 young Nigerian women and men to build skills and secure dignified and fulfilling work opportunities…

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Picture of MasterCard Foundation country representative, Mr Alamayehu Konde, taking IITA management around the new MasterCard office in Kigali

MasterCard Foundation receives IITA delegation in Kigali

IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga led a delegation from the Institute to the Rwanda office of the MasterCard Foundation on 7 September to explore areas of partnership with the Foundation.