IFAD trains 56 Ji­gawa youth on en­trepreneur­ship

Daily Trust - - DIGEST - By Si­mon E. Sun­day

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The Ji­gawa of­fice of the In­ter­na­tional Fund for Agri­cul­tural De­vel­op­ment (IFAD) on Mon­day said it had se­lected 56 youth to ben­e­fit from its agribusi­ness train­ing and loan in the state.

Malam Sa’idu Ali, the Co­or­di­na­tor, IFAD’s Agribusi­ness Sup­port Pro­gramme in the state, re­vealed this to the News Agency of Nige­ria (NAN) in Dutse.

Ali said that the pro­gramme would be ex­e­cuted un­der IFAD’s Cli­mate Change Adap­ta­tion and Agro Busi­ness (CCAAB).

He stated that the ben­e­fi­cia­ries of the pro­gramme tagged: ‘N-Agriprenuer­ship’, were se­lected from seven Lo­cal Govern­ment ar­eas, namely Auyo, Buji, Dutse, Gwaram, Guri, Gwiwa and Taura.

The co­or­di­na­tor in a News Agency of Nige­ria (NAN) re­port added that the ben­e­fi­cia­ries com­prised 44 males and 12 fe­males.

He said the male would be trained in spray­ing tech­niques, rice and wheat milling, and agribusi­ness while the fe­male ones would be trained in ground­nut and veg­etable grind­ing.

Af­ter the train­ing, sprayers, thresh­ers, milling ma­chines, grind­ing ma­chines and other items would be given to the ben­e­fi­cia­ries on loan.

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