Call for Applications: IITA Youth in Agribusiness Training Program

Call for Applications: IITA Youth in Agribusiness Training Program

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in partnership with Bopinc and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands seeks to provide youths between the ages of 18 and 35 with the required entrepreneurship skills to expand existing agribusiness enterprise (accelerators) or venture into agribusiness (incubators).

Youth in Agribusiness: Enabling scaling of innovative technologies for sustainable food solutions (YAS), a project implemented by IITA, invites applications from persons between the ages of 18 and 35 for the 2024 training cohorts in agribusiness in Oyo, Ogun, Kano, and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Eligibility 

This application is open to youths who want to explore and venture into agribusiness (incubators) and those with existing agribusiness enterprises but require additional skills for their business expansion and growth (accelerators).

Benefits 

In this program, participants will be trained in the value chains of

  • Yam
  • Poultry
  • Cassava
  • Maize
  • Soybean
  • Horticulture
  • Groundnut
  • Aquaculture