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IITA & Mastercard Foundation Partner for "Young Africa Works"

"Agriculture is at the heart of Africa's economic transformation. It will profoundly define the future of work...," says Chidinma Lawanson, Nigeria Country Head at Mastercard Foundation. The International Institute of Topical Agriculture (IITA), through its Youth in Agribusiness office, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement the Young Africa Works strategy. The partnership aims to enable 242,724 young Nigerian women and men to build skills and secure dignified and fulfilling work opportunities in the agrifood value chain over the next 5 years. Read more

Nigerian Youth in agribusiness. The International Institute of Topical Agriculture (IITA), through its Youth in Agribusiness office, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement the Young Africa Works strategy.

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The partnership between Mastercard Foundation and IITA aims to enable 242,724 young Nigerian women and men to build skills and secure dignified and fulfilling work opportunities in the agrifood value chain over the next 5 years.

The International Institute of Topical Agriculture (IITA), through its Youth in Agribusiness office, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement the Young Africa Works strategy.

The partnership between Mastercard Foundation and IITA aims to enable 242,724 young Nigerian women and men to build skills and secure dignified and fulfilling work opportunities in the agrifood value chain over the next 5 years.

Nigerian youth in agribusiness. “Agriculture is at the heart of Africa’s economic transformation. It will profoundly define the future of work,” said Chidinma Lawanson, Nigeria Country Head at Mastercard Foundation.

Nigerian youth in agribusiness. "We’re focusing on agriculture in Nigeria because we see these opportunities and we will work with partners like IITA to make them visible to young people," said Chidinma Lawanson, Nigeria Country Head at Mastercard Foundation.

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