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The Young Africa Works-IITA training program has begun. The training program is a collaboration between Mastercard Foundation‘s Young Africa Works and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) based in Nigeria, and the training will focus on building the capacity of 40,000 young Nigerian women and men between the ages of 18-35 years to become self-employed or gain employment in agri-food systems. The training program will run concurrently in Kano, Kaduna, and Lagos for six weeks. Read more

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