ENTERPRENEUR AGRICULTURALTRAININNG

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ENTERPRENEUR AGRICULTURALTRAININNG : OPERATION NO TO HUNGER AND FOOD INSECURTY

NigeriaNigeria
Year Founded:
2015
Organization type: 
for profit
Project Stage:
Idea
Budget: 
$250,000 - $500,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

This project is basically to training young graduate to make great impact in agricultural sectors to be their own boss and be self-employed and create employment. i am hoping to engage about 2000 youths in the first quarter of the program and provide loan and monitoring for them .

WHAT IF - Inspiration: Write one sentence that describes a way that your project dares to ask, "WHAT IF?"

what if we join hands to make hunger the things of the past in our generation
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

A shift in monoculture economy i.e. diversifying from over reliance on crude oil especially at a time when the price plummet which is becoming to tell on the economy. Provision of food and raw materials through development of agriculture to the Nigeria teaming population and the development of the manufacturing sector respectively. Which in turn will also discourage heavy dependence on importation.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

The problem of seasonal and unreliable rainfall can be overcome by the development of irrigation schemes The use of fertilizers can improve soil fertility. Adopting appropriate farming techniques can help reduce erosion problems. The use of insecticides and pesticides can help to control pests and diseases. Subsidies from government can help to stabilize prices. Deliberate efforts should be made ‘Construct roads to link rural areas urban centres, The provision of modern storage facility like silos and refrigerated vehicles can he reduce the problem of storage. Land tenure system should be reformed allow for easy access to land. Government and banks should provide so and interest-free loans to farmer
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

The reason is simple, it will attract Foreign Direct Investment, it will reduce poverty, it will also reduce the country level of unemployment, it will reduce government reliance on crude oil, it will also help to strengthen the Naira against Dollar through Favorable Balance of Payment, the railway lines could also be revamped to ease movement of Agriculture produce and people alike.In general, development of Nigeria Agriculture sector may also help to reduce the level of corruption in the country
Sustainability

Financial Sustainability Plan: What is this solution’s plan to ensure financial sustainability?

the plan to maintain project financial sustainability,the training is going to be on farm base where we are going to be producing agricultural products to make income and profit. we are going to be giving out loans on interest bases and a mentorship for the trainee to make good use of the loan

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

There are huge market already for agricultural products . Everyone lives on it . If this training program will be a success for young graduates as well as its beneficiaries, In few years the training program will helps Nigeria graduates to explicit international and local market with qualities agricultural products .
Team

Founding Story

Nigeria economy is blessed with series of natural resources, yet they suffer in the midst of plenty. Nigeria has a high poverty rate in comparison with other African countries despite its higher GDP. Currently, Nigeria has over 80% of it’s land arable but unfortunately less than 40% of the land is cultivated despite the country's teaming population and level of unemployment. Hence, the need to reform the agriculture sector

Team

its presently a man affair as it was an ideal but in the future the project will be employing professional and technical , skill and unskilled labor to improve the training capacities
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