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

Agripreneurs in Africa gather for first-ever youth agribusiness forum

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire / Ibadan, Nigeria, 20 April 2017 – Youth from all over Africa will come together in the first-ever African Youth Agripreneurs (AYA) Forum in Ibadan, Nigeria, on 25-26 April 2017. The forum provides an opportunity for the youth to show their skills, creativity, and innovativeness in agribusiness, and also relate with other … More Agripreneurs in Africa gather for first-ever youth agribusiness forum