IFAD Agrihub Nigeria

Youth-Centered Agribusiness Hubs

This project is directed toward realizing IFAD’s vision in empowering African youth through the establishment of a network of youth-centered Agribusiness Hubs in Nigeria.

OUR GOAL

To create sustainable employment and income generating opportunities for youth in agriculture related activities

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Value chains

Crop Production

Field crops, grain legume, root crops, horticulture.

Animal Production

Small animals, Cattle, diary, swine, aquaculture.

Farm Service

Seed technologies, plant propagation, composting, farm machinery, irrigation.

Food Processing
Light Industry

Outcomes

Design a Pioneering Agribusiness Hub

We shall increase wage opportunities of youths through the hubs.

Strengthen Rural Economics

Our focus is to transform rural communities into vibrant agric based economy.

Consolidated Training Resources

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

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.

Agribusiness Hub Model Adoption

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

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