Youth Initiative for Sustainable Agriculture (YISA) Nigeria
No 40 IBM Haruna Crescent, Utako, FCT - Abuja


YISA Rural Farm School (YISA-RUFS) is a flagship empowerment programme under the organization's Youth Collaborative Community Agriculture Programme (YOCCAP) that addresses the skill gap and lack of start-up capital among the unemployed youths and women to create and run a successful Agro-enterprise.

The YISA-RUFS is operated as an incubation model that sets up farms as a practical skill acquisition farms, while leveraging on the sales of the farm produce as equity fund to empower the trainees to start up their own on-farm and off-farm ventures.

The trainees remain under the mentorship of YISA to ensure success. The YISA RUFs is designed to set up farms across critical value chains such as Rice, Fish, Apiary, Snailry, Wheat, Cassava, Sorghum, Oil Palm, and Cocoa under the YOCCAP and is focus at rural areas in an effort to revive rural economy and reduce Rural-Urban Migration by making Agriculture works for Rural Youths and Women as Business.