USAID Trains 80 Women, Youths On Agriculture

USAID Trains 80 Women, Youths On Agriculture
  • PublishedMarch 27, 2017

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through one of its programmes-Africa Lead and other partners have trained 80 women and youths in the areas of management and agriculture, to help push for food security in Africa.

The five-day leadership short course was organised to inspire, energise and mobilise innovative leaders, champions, and thinkers who are committed to creating new approach to achieving food security in the continent.

Regional Director Africa Lead, Carla Denizard in her remark said former President Barack Obama had the vision of developing and empowering leaders in the continent to ensure food security and promote agricultural production.

“In Nigeria, this is the first time we are kicking the ‘Champion for Change training’, we have trained today about 80 women and youths in the principles of change management on the cadre of the comprehensive African development programme on strategic leadership, planning, monitoring and evaluation and how to bring about food security and change in their communities.”

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