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  • APPLY NOW:Third African Youth Conference on Climate Change 2017 #AfriYOCC2017

    In response, to the call by AU Heads of Sates and Government to establish the CAHOSCC Youth Programme on Climate Change (CYPCC), (Assembly/AU/Dec.538{XXIII}) and cognizant of the key role played by African youths in climate change mitigation and adaptation and overall sustainable development.

    The African Youth Initiative Climate Change (AYICC) is convening the third edition of the African Youth Conference […]

  • JOB OPENING- Program Officer -ICRISAT

    ICRISAT is seeking applications for the position of Program Officer which will be based at ICRISAT, Bamako, Mali.

     Grade: SMG

    Position Title: Program Officer

    Duty Station: Bamako

    Section/Unit: WCA Program

    Reports to: Regional and Research Program Director, ICRISAT WCA

     

    Purpose of Position: The position is responsible for overseeing various programs, preparing reports, building relationships and Coordinating with colleagues/partners to ensure smooth […]

  • Register Now for the IARSAF 20th Annual Symposium

    The International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) of IITA organizes her annual symposium which create opportunities for students to interact and exchange ideas on their research activities. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Contributions of IITA postgraduate students’ research for transforming African agriculture”. Towards this event, you are hereby invited to submit […]

  • AWARD GAIA- Call for Agricultural Technology (Ag Tech) Innovations

    GAIA is now accepting applications from institutions and enterprises for the 2017 AWARD AgTech Innovation Challenge for West and North Africa.
    GAIA has been launched by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) to increase agribusiness investments in technological and business model innovations that help bridge the gender gap in African agriculture and particularly those […]

  • Now Open:The Global Ye! Youth Entrepreneurship Awards 2017

    The Global Ye! Youth Entrepreneurship Awards are now open for applications. Are you under 30, running an innovative, fast-growing and impactful business? We are looking for you! Apply for this prestigious award hosted as an official event of Germany’s G20 Presidency!What are the Ye! Awards all about?

    The Ye! awards are part of the Global Inclusion […]

  • All-Africa Postharvest Technologies & Innovations Challenge

    The Organizers of the 1st All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition, comprising of Global stakeholders in the Postharvest sector and other partners, are announcing the All Africa Postharvest Technologies and Innovations Challenge, 2017. The aim of the challenge is to document and showcase the best emerging postharvest technologies and innovations with potential for scale-up. Additionally […]

  • Young Farmers Incubator Program(YFIP)

    Are you young and seeking an opportunity to start your farming business!!
    AgriHub is receiving applications from young people passionate about farming and starting their own farming business to participate in the Young Farmers Incubator Program(YFIP)!!

    The program is designed to train young individuals between the ages of 18 – 26, who aspire to start up a […]

  • 20 Youth Farmers Wanted In Akure City

    Springboard is establishing several Neighborhood Organic Farms within Akure city. We are recruiting 20 young people (women and men) who want to take farming as a career to join Springboard in producing healthy, safe, nutritious and organic food that guarantees good health & long life for Nigerians.
    If you are ready to get your hands dirty […]

  • Long Term Consultant Service – Youth & Agri-business Specialist

    Consulting Services: To develop and implement an agribusiness and youth program and strategy that will guide the inclusion and mainstreaming of youth and a business orientation in African agricultural research and development.

    Name of project: FARA Multi-Donor Trust Fund (FARA-MDTF)

    Grant No: FARA-MDTF TF095129

    Project ID No.: P112684

    Ref: SSF1.2/2017

    Date: January 18, 2017

    A. INTRODUCTION

    The Forum for Agricultural Research in […]

  • Job Opening- Project Technician, IITA – Ibadan

    The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian for the position of a Project Technician (Ref:IITA-HRNRS2017-004B) at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan.

    Responsibilities
    Successful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:

    Assist the research assistant and project scientist (IITA and NARS);
    Assist in the field site selection and description at the partner’s field sites;
    […]

  • Job Opening: Sales Executives- Wilson’s Juice Company

    Wilson’s Juice Company the producers of Nigeria’s first Lemonade is currently looking to hire 3 Sales Executives for the following regions:

    Alimosho, Agbado-Ipaja, Agege-Ifako, Abuleegba
    Ojo, Badagry, and Amuwo-Odofin, Festac
    Mushin, Surulere, Ebute Metta, Yaba

    Qualifications:

    Candidate must be less than 27 years old
    Live close to the regions
    Have at least one year sales experience
    […]

  • Practical Hortipreneur Training Workshop- March 15-25 ,Kenya

    Kibwezi Hortipreneur Youth Group (KHYG), a subsidiary of IITA Youth Agripreneurs announces a practical hortipreneur training workshop.

    Venue: University of Nairobi Drylands Research Station, Kibwezi, Kenya

    Date: 15 to 25 March 2017.

    Course content include: Seedling nursery operations, Greenhouse design, Irrigation, Vegetable production, Fish farming and Value addition: products, customers and competitiveness, product registration, test marketing, steps in […]

  • 50+ Fellowship Programs for Social Innovators

    Whether you are an experienced social innovator or are looking to build your skill set, a fellowship can help take you to the next level–through curriculum, mentorship, collaboration, and connecting with other talented and motivated fellows.Here is a list of 50+ fellowship programs. The first 17 or so fellowships have rolling admission deadlines. The remainder […]

  • Launch of the Fish Farming AgriHack in West Africa

    New innovations continue to revolutionise the way we carry out fish farming. In an increasingly digital world, mobile solutions are also being called upon to tackle some of the challenges that the sector faces.

    In line with this, the Youth-Enabled Fish Farming AgriHack (YEFFA) project was selected last year by CTA following the launch of itsYouth […]

  • IITA and NNPC/CNL JV Launch Youth Agricultural Program in Delta State

    On February 11, 2016, Chevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL), operator of the joint venture (JV) between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL (the “NNPC/CNL JV”), launched a youth-in-agriculture (agripreneur) program, aimed at providing training opportunities for young men and women to venture into agribusiness. CNL launched the agripreneur program in collaboration with the Itsekiri […]

  • Aflatoxin contamination effects in Nigeria and IITA’s Pilot Challenge Project for Implementers

    Application Closing Date
    15th January, 2016 at 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

    Background

    Aflatoxin Contamination in Nigeria

    Aflatoxin contamination is a global problem affecting 4.5 billion people in developing countries. Among the most carcinogenic substances known, aflatoxins are produced by some species of Aspergillus fungi that are most commonly found in grains such as maize and groundnuts. In Nigeria, […]

  • DON’T MISS OUT! – AGRA INNOVATE NIGERIA FREE TO ATTEND INTERNATIONAL AGRIBUSINESS EXHIBITION

     

    Agra Innovate is a pioneering a new trade event which will bring international agricultural technology providers to Lagos to spend three intensive days with key Nigerian dignitaries, policy makers, agribusiness leaders and entrepreneurs. Together, this audience will identify key business opportunities, technological solutions, share best-practice and form the strategic relationships that will drive this new […]

  • Alltech Accepting Graduate’s Applications

    Alltech is recruiting recent graduates to apply for the fourth annual Alltech Corporate Career Development Program. Graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree programs are invited to apply now through September 30. The program begins in February of 2016.

    Exciting opportunities are available for 10 high-calibre university graduates hoping to work with experts in the fields […]

  • Nigeria: Attend 9th Edition of Western Nigeria Intl. Agribusiness Conference, Ondo State Nigeria (WESNAGRIC SUMMIT)

    The 9th Edition of Western Nigeria International Agribusiness Conference, Exhibition, Seminar and training would take place this year at the Ondo state cultural center, Adegbemile, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo state, Nigeria from the 11th – 13th August, 2015. The conference provides a common ground for both local and international Agribusiness stakeholders, companies, producers, Marketers, importers, investors, […]

  • Five (5) Reasons to join the Songhai Farm Tour in August

    The 5 days tour to Songhai Farms Porto Novo Benin Republic being organized by Hadur Travel and Tours will hold August 2nd to 6th 2015. Are you still contemplating on signing up for the tour? Or are you just coming across this information for the first time. Take a few moments to read about why […]

  • Launch of 1st African Agribusiness Incubation in Africa

    Background

    In Africa, agribusiness – more than any other economic sector – has the potential to reduce poverty and drive economic growth. The agricultural sector is a major source of food supply, income and livelihood for over 60% of the rural population in the African sub-region and is an important contributor to foreign exchange earnings. It […]