Together with Nigerian partner FLEESD and in collaboration with the Ministry of Water Resources of Nigeria, a framework for Technology-based solutions for sustainable production in agribusiness and youth empowerment is starting to be implemented.

Implemented in

  • Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Sweden

Partners

Sector of activity
Food & Beverage

Type of initiative
Capacity Building & Implementation, Education & Awareness Raising, Other

Type of lead actor
Civil society

Start date
18/03/2017

Objectives

The aim is to develop a Swedish-Nigerian collaboration to support a Youth Farmer's Empowerment Scheme which creates jobs for graduates youth, boosts food production for food security, income generation to reduce poverty and to achieve sustainable economic development through the diversification of the economy.

Activities

As collected through the One Planet Reporting

No activities have yet been reported under this initiative

Impact and Results

An estimated 6,050 graduates and youth will be empowered in a total of 121 sites with targets to generate over 24,000 jobs directly on the farms and about 30,000 indirectly from the smallholder value chains annually by 2018.

Next steps and how to get involved

Contact: sfsprogramme@blw.admin.ch