YAP proposal #428: Protein for Africa every Dinner (Allan Muhaari Wachira, Kenya)

Who will feed 1 billion Africans come 2050? What will be Africa’s contribution toward hunger end; by 2030, as per the SDGs? What part are you and I playing to contribute towards a hunger-free Africa? There are of course 100 potential answers to these questions; and I wish to propose one of them in the … More YAP proposal #428: Protein for Africa every Dinner (Allan Muhaari Wachira, Kenya)

YAP proposal #427: Al-Hadhar Family Agriculture and Fisheries (Aklan M.Majaliwa, Tanzania)

1. Introduction Al-Hadhar Family is the group of Tanzanian students who graduated from Mkwawa High School located at Iringa region, Tanzania who joined together to form an entrepreneurship group in various areas in agriculture and fisheries. This group was formed on August, 2014 and based at Dar es Salaam, Tanzania by looking for those who … More YAP proposal #427: Al-Hadhar Family Agriculture and Fisheries (Aklan M.Majaliwa, Tanzania)

YAP proposal #426: Growing Vegetables for Healthy Living (Adewole Adedamola, Nigeria)

My name is Adewole Adedamola, a graduate of microbiology. I am 22 and currently undergoing my agricultural incubation programme at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture under the Youth Agripreneurs programme. I am a young Nigerian who is interested in the nutrition of and job creation for Africans especially Young Africans, starting with my country. … More YAP proposal #426: Growing Vegetables for Healthy Living (Adewole Adedamola, Nigeria)

YAP proposal #425: Enhancing Resilience of Integrated Agriculture and Aquaculture (Thomas Simbankabo, Rwanda)

  I am Thomas Simbankabo from Rwanda, 25, a recent graduate if University of Rwanda, college of agriculture animal science and veterinary medicine. After graduation I have been looking for a way I can gain experienced in agriculture, especially in the livestock domain, where I have requested a voluntary internship at the university, in the … More YAP proposal #425: Enhancing Resilience of Integrated Agriculture and Aquaculture (Thomas Simbankabo, Rwanda)

YAP proposal #424: A Multipurpose Agriculture Consultancy (Sablah Bright, Ghana)

I am Sablah Bright, 27, a determined young Ghanaian entrepreneur who seeks to impact people and communities with life changing service and initiative. As young man who decided to start a business that will focus on improving agriculture. Together with my team, I undertook detailed feasibility studies of the agriculture sector targeted at identifying agriculture-related … More YAP proposal #424: A Multipurpose Agriculture Consultancy (Sablah Bright, Ghana)

YAP proposal #423: Banana ‘Wine’ in Uganda (Bagada Monday Richard, Uganda)

I’m Bagada Monday Richard, 32, and a Ugandan. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in agribusiness management and am also in advanced stages of finishing a Master’s degree in agribusiness management from Makerere University. I hail from one of the most marginalized regions in Uganda. Having had a troubled past, Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom remains heavily underdeveloped … More YAP proposal #423: Banana ‘Wine’ in Uganda (Bagada Monday Richard, Uganda)

YAP proposal #422: Boosting the Agribusiness Centre Initiative (Titus Kisauzi, Uganda)

My name is Titus Kisauzi, aged 34 years. I am a Ugandan living in Kampala. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Extension Education from, Makerere University. I wish to boost the Agribusiness Centre initiative, which was started in 2014 in Busukuma Sub-County, Wakiso district, Uganda. The district neighbours … More YAP proposal #422: Boosting the Agribusiness Centre Initiative (Titus Kisauzi, Uganda)

YAP proposal #412: Growing Vegetables and Eggs (Zaina Hemedi Marijani, Tanzania)

I am Zaina Hemedi Marijani, 29, a Tanzanian woman from Dar es Salaam. As a youth who aims at having my own agricultural projects, I hope you will think of including me in your programme that aims to empower youth. I have the idea of being a businesswoman with two projects. Production of Vegetables Production … More YAP proposal #412: Growing Vegetables and Eggs (Zaina Hemedi Marijani, Tanzania)

YAP proposal #411: A Bank of Hoofs: Flexible Goat Contract Farming with Smallholders (Walusako Kayinga, Malawi)

Aloha, my name is Walusako Kayinga. I am a second year master’s student in animal science at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources. I am running a social entrepreneurship project with 15 smallholder farmers from around the university whereby I provide them with goats, livestock drugs and extension services under a very flexible contract … More YAP proposal #411: A Bank of Hoofs: Flexible Goat Contract Farming with Smallholders (Walusako Kayinga, Malawi)

YAP Proposal #410: Cooperative Capin (Eric Mavaruganda, Burundi)

COOPERATIVE CAPRIN POUR L, AMELIORATION DU BIEN ETRE DES ADOLESCENTS RURAUX Eric MAVARUGANDA promoteur de ce projet est a diplômé de communication pour le développement a l, université lumière de Bujumbura au Burundi. Des la fin de son cursus académique, il est passionné par le développement communautaire et plus particulier par le développement de la … More YAP Proposal #410: Cooperative Capin (Eric Mavaruganda, Burundi)

YAP proposal #409: Production of ‘Water Chicken’ by Rural Poor for Food and Cash (Gnanapragasam Krishanthan, Sri Lanka)

  I’m Gnanapragasam Krishanthan, an agriculture graduate with the specialization in aquaculture. I’m 33 and I live in kilinochchi district a core part in Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Currently working with war-affected resettled rural communities including farmers, fishermen, and youth to uplift their livelihoods through reasonable livelihood practices. This particular project plans to promote … More YAP proposal #409: Production of ‘Water Chicken’ by Rural Poor for Food and Cash (Gnanapragasam Krishanthan, Sri Lanka)

YAP proposal #408: Agriculture and Agribusiness Employment Training (Kody Emmanuel, Senegal)

Introduction Serve Africa is providing employment training in agriculture and agribusiness to young adults residing in the Casamance region of Senegal through the organization’s signature programme, the Casamance Youth Agricultural Project (CYAP). Our activities target young adults between ages 20 and 35 years who demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit. Our interventions are three-fold: Agricultural Training Modules—Serve … More YAP proposal #408: Agriculture and Agribusiness Employment Training (Kody Emmanuel, Senegal)

YAP proposal #407: A Farming Haven for Lilongwe Youth (Tamanda Chabvuta, Malawi)

Who we are Catherine Mloza Banda, 25, a Rural Development and Extension graduate of Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), currently working as Agricultural Value Chain Officer with Farm Radio Trust Malawi. and Tamanda Chabvuta, 26, an Arts Humanities graduate from University of Malawi Chancellor College and currently working as Communications Officer with … More YAP proposal #407: A Farming Haven for Lilongwe Youth (Tamanda Chabvuta, Malawi)

YAP proposal #406: A New Chilli and Tomato Sauce Factory (Aziz Abdulaziz, Tanzania)

Hello, my name is Aziz Abdulaziz, 28, Tanzanian, and on a usual day I spend most of my time behind a computer doing something related with software development. While this remains true, in the past few months I’ve come to realize my passion in agriculture and was lucky enough to team up with four of … More YAP proposal #406: A New Chilli and Tomato Sauce Factory (Aziz Abdulaziz, Tanzania)

YAP proposal #405: Guinea Fowl Processing and Marketing (Albert Akafari Ayinpoya, Ghana)

I am Albert Akafari Ayinpoya, 28, a citizen of the Republic of Ghana, from Zorko in the Upper East Region of the country. I hold a BA in Economics and Entrepreneurship Development from the University for Development Studies. I currently work with the Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana as an Agro-Enterprise Development Supervisor seeking to reduce … More YAP proposal #405: Guinea Fowl Processing and Marketing (Albert Akafari Ayinpoya, Ghana)

YAP proposal #404: Hydroponics: Growing into the Future (Sonwabo “Solly” Mani, Zambia)

I am Lassie Manda, 26, born in Kasama town in Zambia. I completed my grade 12 in 2008 and I made an attempt on tertiary education by going to a private college that offer training in Early Childhood Education. I have not been able to find formal employment yet but I started rearing chickens for … More YAP proposal #404: Hydroponics: Growing into the Future (Sonwabo “Solly” Mani, Zambia)

YAP proposal #403: Ecological Farming in the Bimbia Tropical Forest (Sylvia Mbongue Keji, Cameroon)

I am Sylvia Mbongue Keji, a 35-year-old agripreneur/project leader writing on behalf of Unity Sister Rural Farmers Association (UNSIRFA). UNSIRFA is a 12-member, Common Initiative Group established in 2008 and situated in Bimbia, Limbe III, Fako Division, southwest region, in the republic of Cameroon. UNSIRFA seek to establish a small ecological farm by interacting plant … More YAP proposal #403: Ecological Farming in the Bimbia Tropical Forest (Sylvia Mbongue Keji, Cameroon)

YAP proposal #402: ‘Ebites’: More than a blog—becoming a business (Enricka Julien, Trinidad and Tobago)

How it all started… My name is Enricka Julien. I am a 29-year-old professional working in the agriculture industry in Trinidad and Tobago, and I have a dream. The dream is to own my very own agribusiness. Ever since I was a child growing up in the countryside, in a rural community called Hardbargain, I … More YAP proposal #402: ‘Ebites’: More than a blog—becoming a business (Enricka Julien, Trinidad and Tobago)

YAP proposal #401: Set the Good Example (Mensa Kwami Tsedze, Togo)

Who am I? My name is Mensa Kwami Tsedze, 25 I hold a degree in biology and physiology from the University of Lomé. I am very passionate about environmental and climate issues, which has led me to be active in several environmental organizations and co-founding IDEAS for Togo in May 2013. Appointed Regional Ambassador for … More YAP proposal #401: Set the Good Example (Mensa Kwami Tsedze, Togo)

YAP proposal #400: Empowering Small-Scale and Young Farmers to Alleviate Poverty (Eluwole Olaniyi Akinkunmi, Nigeria)

Who? I am Eluwole Olaniyi Akinkunmi, 31, from Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. I have B.Tech (Bachelor in Technology) in agricultural economics and extension from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology. I am an agricultural entrepreneur with eight-years’ quality experience running farms as a social enterprise to create jobs for women and young people, and build … More YAP proposal #400: Empowering Small-Scale and Young Farmers to Alleviate Poverty (Eluwole Olaniyi Akinkunmi, Nigeria)