IITA Youth Agripreneurs to train young people from Borno State

“What we intend to do is actually use #agriculture to solve some of the social problems in most societies of #Africa including #poverty and #hunger,” Dr Nteranya Sanginga, IITA Director General said t.

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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Youth Agripreneurs (IITA Youth Agripreneurs) have concluded plans to train and empower youths from Borno state—north-eastern Nigeria.
The proposed three-week training, which comes up in early September, will equip youths in that state with knowledge on modern agricultural practices and entrepreneurial skills that will make them self dependent and be able to create wealth.

“What we intend to do is actually use agriculture to solve some of the social problems in most societies of Africa including poverty and hunger,” Dr Nteranya Sanginga, IITA Director General said t.

The proposed training will draw from the experiences and successes of the IITA Youth Agripreneur model, and will be conducted by youths that have been trained and empowered by IITA.

“Over the last few years we have seen that it is more effective for youths to train youths. And we want to use this approach to bring…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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