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Sensitizing Nigerian youth on the opportunities in agribusiness

Sensitizing Nigerian youth on the opportunities in agribusiness

ENABLE-TAAT is conducting sensitization programs at 11 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camps in Nigeria. The aim is to help graduate youth see and experience more significant agriculture opportunities that can generate income and develop the skills they need to succeed in this sector. ENABLE-TAAT is an arm of IITA’s Youth-in-Agribusiness office (IYA) and…

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IITA Corps members organize seminar on alleviating hunger and poverty

IITA Corps members organize seminar on alleviating hunger and poverty

The IITA National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) community recently organized a one-day seminar themed “Alleviating hunger and poverty through agriculture: Today’s youth; tomorrow’s leaders” for corps members across Nigeria. The immersive full-day event took place on 15 February and aimed to motivate and empower corps members to engage in productive research and business opportunities in…

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NYSC partners with IITA to create opportunities for Nigerian youth

NYSC partners with IITA to create opportunities for Nigerian youth

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and IITA are partnering to open up opportunities to youth in Nigeria. The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to that effect during a recent visit of the NYSC Director General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, to IITA Headquarters, Ibadan. IITA Deputy Director General, Partnerships for Delivery, Kenton…

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Sore receives award of recognition presented to IITA by the University.

Students enlightened on industry expectations at university’s SIWES pre-placement orientation

The University of Ilorin, Kwara State held the 2019 edition of their Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) Pre-placement Orientation Program on 7 February. SIWES is a mandatory program designed to enable students from Nigerian tertiary institutions, acquire professional skills by active participation in industry. The goal of the scheme is to bridge the gap…

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