ATTEND & APPLY: MasterCard FDN Unveiling $13 Million Youth Agriculture Lab In Nigeria, Other

ATTEND & APPLY: MasterCard FDN Unveiling $13 Million Youth Agriculture Lab In Nigeria, Other

This is an opportunity for young people interested in developing skills on agriculture.

The MasterCard Foundation is partnering with Michigan State University (MSU) for the AgriFood Youth Opportunity Lab, a five-year, $13 million collaboration.

This partnership will support 15,000 young people aged 18 to 24 in major bread basket food shed regions surrounding Lagos and Dar es Salaam to access employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. AgriFood Youth Opportunity Lab will encourage youth to participate in the fast-growing horticulture, aquaculture, poultry, cassava and oilseed sectors in Nigeria and Tanzania. The partnership will also assist economically disadvantaged, hard-to-reach out-of-school youth as they transition into employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in the agrifood system.

The MasterCard Foundation and Michigan State University will launch this initiative at the AgriFood Youth Opportunity Lab Private and Public Sector Plenary and Launch Reception

WHEN: Monday, May 15, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
Press conference at 5:30 P.M.

WHERE: Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel
Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island

You may attend to learn more about this program and possibly apply.

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