NEPAD to Train 15000 Youth, Women in three Years


From: Bamidele Fashube, Abuja

NEPAD has restated it’s commitment to training 15, 000 youth and women on agricultural value chain.

The African development programme aimed to support towards accelerating the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals will end in 2020.

The programme is targeting vulnerable groups in rural communities including young women.

According to details of the project, shown on the NEPAD official website, it will mobilize funding for the project while technical supports would be sourced from the GIZ and Food and Agriculture Organization  (FAO) including the African Union.

“NEPAD seeks to train 15,000 african youth/women along strategic agricultural value chains from 2017 to 2020.

“Target groups will include youth from rural areas, under-privileged background with specific focus on young women. NEPAD Agency will mobilize financial and technical resources from African Union, its member states, and partners such as GIZ, FAO and others,” it reads

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