IITA/IFAD Agrihub Training Project For Unemployed Nigerians
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IITA/IFAD Agrihub Training Project For Unemployed Nigerians

NIGERIA 31 Mar 2021

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

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Area
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Deadline
31 Mar 2021
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Opportunity type
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Eligible Region
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Award or Grant Description $$  full sponsorship

The IFAD Agrihub project in Nigeria aims to create sustainable employment and income generating opportunities for young people in agriculture and related activities in Nigeria by directly reaching 3410 young men and women within five years (30% for entrepreneurial track and 70% for employment track).

Each hub is expected to provide several services including 1) Capacity-building, training, and mentoring; 2) Technology testing, demonstration, and certification facilities; 3) Technology transfer; 4) International networking and collaboration; 5) Policy advocacy and market intelligence; and 6) Links to investors and other financing sources.

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Eligibility Criteria

Training Expectations

Each hub is expected to provide several services including;

 
  • Capacity-building, training, and mentoring
  • Technology testing, demonstration, and certification facilities
  • Technology transfer;
  • International networking and collaboration;
  • Policy advocacy and market intelligence; and
  • Links to investors and other financing sources.

Offered Benefits

1. Design a Pioneering Agribusiness Hub

We shall increase wage opportunities of youths through the hubs.   2. Strengthen Rural Economics   Our focus is to transform rural communities into vibrant agric based economy.
3. Consolidated Training Resources  

We shall identify useful facilities and upgrade for agric skills training and knowledge transfer.

  4. Agribusiness Training and Skills Development   We shall strengthen skills of youths (with a focus on 50% women) in Nigeria as skilled wage earners and entrepreneurs through technical support, curricular activities and iCT applications.
 

5. Agribusiness Hub Model Adoption

Agribusiness hub model adoption and outscaling by stakeholders through policy changes.

Application Process

Interested applicants should  Kindly fill the application form in the link attached below to indicate your interest in joining the IFAD Nigeria agribusiness hub

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