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Ayade youth agro-entrepreneurship summit 2019

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A One Month Intensive Practical Training on Cocoa, Rice, Livestock, Soya beans, Maize and Cotton Production


This program is aimed at  sensitizing Youths in Cross River about the gains of Agro- entrepreneurship which include self- reliance, job creation self- employment among others. 

TARGETED YOUTHS FOR  VARIOUS AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAIN FARMING/ PRODUCTION

 

– Youths (Age 18-30) in livestock production to provide birds for the multi-billion Naira ultra modern chicken processing factory, Calachika.

– Youths in rice farming to feed the ultramodern rice mill at Ogoja

– Youths in Cocoa production to satisfy cocoa seeds needs of the ultra modern cocoa processing factory, Ikom

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– Youths in cotton production to feed the ultramodern garment factory the, the first of it’s kind in Africa

– Youths in yellow  maize and soybeans production to engage in medium scale yellow maize production to provide feed for the birds at the integrated Cross River state  poultry farm limited.

AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAINS AND EMPOWERMENT CENTRES

1. Rice Farming  ~  Obudu & Ogoja, Cross river state

2. Cotton Production  ~  Yala as well, Obanliku, Cross river state

3. Cocoa Farming  ~ Etung &  Ikom, Cross River state

4. Livestock Production  ~ Calabar & Odukpani, Cross River State

5. Soybeans farming  ~  Obudu, Cross river state

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6. Yellow Maize  ~  Obubra, Cross river state

Partners: Institutes of Tropical Agriculture, IITA Ibadan, Oxfarms, AFSA, Olams Farms, Africa Rice center, CUSO International.

Convener: David Peter – 08169583558


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