Agribusiness engagement key to poverty reduction among youth

With the increasing rate of unemployment among youths in Nigeria, development stakeholders are of the opinion that agriculture can serve as a source of alleviating unemployment and poverty, both of which are closely linked. According to a study carried out by Romanus Osabohien, under the IFAD sponsored IITA-CARE project, youth engagement in agribusiness can significantly contribute to increase in per …

Study shows way to influence youth performance in agripreneurship

In order to raise the level of youth engagement in agribusiness, as part of measures to address the challenge of unemployment in Africa, it is imperative that governments across the continent tackle factors that are responsible for impeding youth involvement. While there have been lots of controversial discourse as to whether the youth population swell across the African continent is …