IFAD Agrihub Nigeria

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The IFAD Agrihub Nigeria Project recently partnered with 11 private companies in Nigeria.

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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.


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


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.

Recent News

  • IFAD Agrihub Nigeria onboards nine private sector partners

    The Rural Youth Employment Opportunities: support to integrated agribusiness hubs in Nigeria (IFAD Agrihub Nigeria Project) recently partnered with 11 private companies in Nigeria to create sustainable employment and income opportunities for youth, while leveraging existing expertise The IFAD Agrihub Nigeria Project leverages the partners’ extensive experience in their areas of expertise such as crop

    November 22, 2022

    Ileogbo Community in Osun State Supports IFAD Agrihub Nigeria Project. September 30, 2022 Posted by: Admin Categories: Agrihub, Oyo Hub No Comments Fulfilling its objective of engaging rural youths and providing them with opportunities to improve their livelihood through exposure to modern agriculture, the IFAD- Agrihub project recently was at Ile-Ogbo community, Iwo in Osun

    September 30, 2022
  • Special “Work and Learn program” trainees get immediate employment and business loans

    Special “Work and Learn” program trainees get immediate employment and business loans. September 14, 2022 Posted by: Admin Category: Oyo Hub No Comments The increasing effort of effectively integrating youth into the economic mainstream across Africa is an alarming problem with negative social, psychological, environmental, and political implications in urban and rural areas. While many

    September 14, 2022


Gender Equality and Equal Opportunities
  • February 25, 2022
  • 12:00 pm
  • Conference Center, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Headquarters, Ibadan, Oyo State


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