Nigeria: OCP Africa ties up with ATBU to train youth in modern agriculture

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Under the pilot phase of the Empowering African Youths (EMAY) project in Nigeria, Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP Africa) has joined hands with the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) to train youth in modern agriculture.

The 7-day long training session aims to empower African youths by facilitating their participation in the business of Agriculture, the National Accord reported. It should be noted here that in the first phase, 30 Nigerian youths have been selected from five states.

“Young leaders will be empowered with agronomy technical know-how and agricultural tools, such as mobile digital soil laboratories for soil testing and analysis,” Head Agronomy for OCP Africa Fertilizers Nigeria Ltd., Donald Madukwe, said.