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Apr 21

ENABLE (Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment) Youth Program Design Workshop

ENABLE (Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment) Youth Program Design Workshop

Event Overview

The African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), will organize the ENABLE (Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment) in Abuja, Nigeria. Two hundred participants from more than 30 countries are expected to attend the two-day workshop, which features prominent speakers, including private sector industrialists Aliko Dangote and Tony Elumelu, Ministers of Agriculture and Ministers of Youth from 10 African countries. 
The objective of the ENABLE Youth Program Design Workshop is to build a well-grounded evidence-based understanding of the ENABLE Youth Program Concept among key stakeholders from interested governments across the continent, development partners, private sector and finance institutions. It will also permit a fine-tuning of the program design through incorporation of Africa-wide lessons learnt and best practices.

Panellists

Ken Lohento

Ken Lohento

Sr Programme Coordinator, ICT4Ag, CTA

Abuja, Nigeria

Speakers

Panellists

Ken Lohento

Ken Lohento

Sr Programme Coordinator, ICT4Ag, CTA

Attendees

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  • Lohento, Ken

    Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)

    Netherlands

Organisers

  • AfDB

    The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries. The AfDB was founded in 1964 and comprises three entities: The African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund. The AfDB’s mission is to fight poverty and improve living conditions on the continent through promoting the investment of public and private capital in projects and programs that are likely to contribute to the economic and social development of the region. Its major role is to contribute to the economic and social progress of its regional member countries - individually and collectively. As of 31 December 2011, the African Development Bank's authorised capital is subscribed to by 78 member countries made up of 53 independent African countries (regional members) and 25 non-African countries (non-regional members).