ABUAD, UNESCO train Ekiti youths on agripreneurship
Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, (ABUAD) will on Monday, May 13, begin a one-month training for unemployed graduates and school-leavers to be entrepreneurs in agriculture, known as agripreneur.
According to the Head of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Tunde Olofintila, the training, which will take place at the expansive ABUAD Enterprise Farm, is in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Chair on Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Education.
To participate in the training, candidates from each of the 16 councils of the state will be nominated by their council chairman or paramount ruler.
During the month-long residential training, which will come with free feeding and accommodation, candidates will be trained in the establishment and processing of mango, cassava, moringa and fishery.
At the end of the training, each successful candidate will get start-up seedlings and N150,000 cash.