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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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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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Climate change effects on agriculture - flooded land

Effects Of Climate Change On Agriculture

For sustainable agriculture to meet the rising demand for food in Nigeria, we must observe climate change in agriculture and its effect around us.

Babban Gona - Mastercard foundation

560,000 YOUNG PEOPLE IN NIGERIA TO SECURE WORK THROUGH BABBAN GONA MASTERCARD FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP

560,000 individuals, predominantly youth and women, will have access to dignified and fulfilling work by 2022, through the Mastercard Foundation Young Africa Works in Nigeria partnership with Babban Gona. Recognizing that employment is a pathway out of poverty, the partnership seeks to empower individuals in the agricultural value chain and support the acceleration of agribusinesses …

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