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Spiral effect of youth unemployment on insecurity in Nigeria.

The Spiral Effect of Youth Unemployment on Insecurity in Nigeria

Kola Masha, Managing Director, Babban Gona, illustrates his thoughts on the spiralling effect of youth unemployment on insecurity in Nigeria. “Rising youth unemployment in West Africa increases violence which destabilizes regional economies and threatens to accelerate a migration problem that would dwarf the current refuge crisis.” Located in Nigeria in the heart of West Africa, …

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IFAD partners with Babban Gona to boost private funding of rural businesses and small-scale farmers

Rural businesses, which are so vital for transforming our food systems, will get a much needed boost from an ambitious new financing programme launched today by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as part of its broader efforts to address rising hunger and poverty levels in the world’s poorest countries. The Private Sector Financing Programme …

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Artificial Intelligence in Farming & Solutions for Limited Access to Internet

Artificial Intelligence in farming – Did you know that agriculture and farming are among the oldest and most important professions in the world? About 2 billion (26.7%) of the world’s population earn their livelihood through agriculture, and it is the second most significant source of employment after services. The agricultural sector plays an essential role …

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Kola Masha, the Nigerian entrepreneur drying up support for Boko Haram

Kola Masha, the Nigerian entrepreneur drying up support for Boko Haram Kola Masha is a Nigerian social entrepreneur and the founder of Babban Gona. He founded his firm in 2010 to bring jobs and stability to his home country. Worldwide, Nigeria is ranked among countries with high-security vulnerabilities. The north of Nigeria is the hotbed …

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Jobs in agritech companies

Top 8 in Demand Jobs in Agritech Companies

There has been an increase in the number of talents, youths most especially, seeking jobs in agritech companies. This may be attributed to improved access to funding opportunities, farm inputs, technological innovations and digital solutions in the agricultural sector.  In 2020, youths accounted for over 70% of Babban Gona’s members. Experts in the past stated …

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