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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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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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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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Babban Gona Maize - The Sun

The Sun

Maize farmers record yields twice national average in 2020

Babban Gona - This Day

This Day

Firm Pledges to Lift One Million Farmers Out of Poverty by 2025

Babban Gona - The Sun

The Sun

Babban Gona to provide jobs for youths in agriculture.

Babban Gona - Business Day

Business Day

Babban Gona reaffirms commitment to job creation through agric.

Babban Gona - The guardian

The Guardian

‘Our commitment to reduce unemployment through agriculture is real’

TED Talk

How farming could employ Africa’s young workforce — and help build peace.

Forbes

Babban Gona means “Great Farmer” in Hausa, a language native to its home of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country.