Inaugural Call for Applications to MSc & Advanced Short Courses : Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA)

Deadline: June 30 2019 The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) has launched the Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA), a capacity development component of its  Holistic Empowerment for Livelihoods Program (HELP), which  aims to produce a new generation of fit-for-purpose workforce to re-engineer African agri-food sector to provide the change factor … More Inaugural Call for Applications to MSc & Advanced Short Courses : Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA)

Crude Oil Theft and its effect on the Nigerian Economy and Environment

Crude oil theft is a complex problem with economic, environmental and security implications for Nigeria as a whole. Over the years Nigeria has sole depended on crude oil for its economic development. Oil theft has grown from a localised, small scale activity into a multi-million-dollar illegal industry involving many stakeholders. Nigeria is the sixth largest … More Crude Oil Theft and its effect on the Nigerian Economy and Environment

General Electric Launches 2018 Lagos Garage skills training program for entrepreneurs

On the 14th of May, 2018, the sixth edition of General Electric’s (GE) manufacturing training Garage for hardware entrepreneurs is scheduled to take off in Lagos, Nigeria. The Garage is a four-week training program dedicated to accelerating the impact of Nigeria’s most promising hardware entrepreneurs through the utilization of advanced manufacturing technologies. Selected participants will … More General Electric Launches 2018 Lagos Garage skills training program for entrepreneurs

Access Bank secures at least $250m to finance the MSME sector

Access Bank Plc disclosed at the weekend that it has so far secured at least $250 million from multilateral agencies for financing as low interest funds to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sub-sector of the Nigerian economy. The bank therefore expressed its readiness to provide funding support as well as qualitative capacity development … More Access Bank secures at least $250m to finance the MSME sector

CORAF / WECARD officially launches a project on youths mentoring program for Agripreneurship

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) with support of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has officially launched the project on “Empowering Youths for Agripreneurship in West Africa” on June 23, 2016 in Dakar Senegal. … More CORAF / WECARD officially launches a project on youths mentoring program for Agripreneurship