The Creating Opportunities for Rural Youth (CORY) project is a new initiative that supports young rural women and men in West and Central Africa to become entrepreneurs. Over its 3-year implementation period (2014-2017), the CORY project will focus on rural young women and men, ages 15-35 years, who are involved in agriculture.
The total demand for rice in Nigeria is put at about 5.2 million MT a year out of which about 3.3 million MT are produced locally. The high cost of importation in recent years has highlighted the desire by Government to encourage import substitution ...
About YISA Nigeria
Youth Initiative for Sustainable Agriculture (YISA) is an Agro-knowledge based Organization of young graduates of Agricultural discipline and other Youths between the ages of 15-40 years with genuine interest in Agriculture and Agro-allied businesses.
We are incorporated by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of Nigeria in February, 2012.
Our programmes are designed to educate, corrects, encourage, inspire and motivate young people to take up Agriculture as a pure business for gainful employment creation, food production and to change the present demography of aged and aging Nigerian Farmers whose best tools are hand hoes and cutlasses.
The Organization particularly thrives to change the present status of graduates of Agriculture from the “street roaming graduates” to form the army of youths that will practice and sustain agricultural production and agribusinesses in
To create a successful generation of active players for Sustainable Agriculture in Nigeria and Africa at large.
To see a new Nigeria and Africa where youth employment and Food Security is guaranteed through Agriculture.
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