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1st African Youth Agric Festival (Y-Farm)

Fresh & Young Brains Development Initiative Nigeria

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (WAT)

1st African Youth Agric Festival (Y-Farm)

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The Y-Farm Festival is a two-pronged approach of promoting youth-led farms and the benefits of farming for sustainable livelihoods. The project is focused on amplifying youth voice (especially young farmers’ voice) to promote Sustainable Agriculture among the younger generation.

Its goal promote a youth-led agribusiness society, reduce poverty and increase active youth participation in sustainable agriculture in Africa by 2020.


The Theme of the  Festival is: Youth at the heart of Agriculture and Africa’s development

Objectives of the Festival:

1.    To contribute and advance the Agricultural Transformation Agenda of the Government to reduce poverty.
2.    To celebrate youth in agriculture and promote viable youth-led agribusinesses in Africa
3.    To facilitate mutual learning and experience among youth on the continent with a view to strengthen and deepen participation and involvement in Agriculture.
4.    To facilitate regional youth engagement and ownership to advance Agriculture and food security agenda.
5.    To seek concrete commitment and support from African nations for sustainable Agriculture with FBIN YFarm framework.
6.    To harness youth potential in Agriculture and provide mentoring, networking and entrepreneurial platform for youth and other stakeholders in Agricultural development.


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National Agric Show ground, KM 28, Keffi road, Abuja
National Agric Show ground, KM 28, Keffi road, Abuja
Abuja, FCT 234

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (WAT)


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Fresh & Young Brains Development Initiative Nigeria

Fresh & Young Brains Development Initiative (FBI Nigeria) is a registered non-political, non-profit making and non-governmental organization founded on November 27th 2008. We advance attitudes, policies and actions that promote justice, environmental sustainability, social responsibility and meaningful participation for young people in Nigeria and beyond.

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