National Geographic Features Babban Gona on Creating Jobs For Youth

A recent National Geographic article asks whether new agricultural programs like Babban Gona could engage conflict-vulnerable youth as ‘agripreneurs’ and create millions of jobs for of unemployed youth in Nigeria and across Africa. With a 25% youth unemployment rate, agricultural investment in Nigeria forms one of the most effective ways of creating economic opportunities for youth who could otherwise fall to the lure of extremist groups.

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