International Youth Day 2023: Investing in Youth, Sustaining the Future

With approximately 1.2 billion individuals aged 15 to 24, comprising 16% of the global population, there is an urgent need to prioritize investments in youth’s skill development. These investments are not only vital for their personal growth and employment prospects...

OPINION: Smart farming can feed Africa and grow its wealth.

Two out of every three working people in Africa scratch the soil for sustenance and wealth. Agriculture employs 65 percent of the working population on the continent, accounting for 15 percent of gross domestic product and 40 percent of export earnings. Africa’s...

Agric Sector Employs 70% of Nigeria’s Labour Force – NEPC

The Executive Director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Dr Ezra Yakusak, has said the Nigerian agriculture sector is the highest employer of labour in the country, noting that the industry currently employs about 70 per cent of the country’s labour...