ReelSkills for Agribusiness Program Set to Improve Economic Opportunities For Nigerian Youths

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Oluchi Chibuzor

In a bid to solve the unemployment issue in the Agri-processing sector in Nigeria, ReelFruit, Temploy, and Made Culture have partnered to launch the ReelSkills for agribusiness initiative.

The programme is designed to train 1000 youths on technical and soft skills demanded by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) within the Agri-processing sector in Nigeria.

Commenting on the initiative, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ReelFruit, Affiong Williams said, “Having realised that the Agri-processing sector offers enormous opportunities, we are thrilled to have partnered with Temploy and Made Culture on this initiative that will enable us not only to build potentials but also offers us the opportunity to equip young Nigerians who have the interest to grow this sector.”

Also speaking, the Chief Executive Officer, Temploy Nigeria, Juyin Benson said, “Temploy is delighted to be collaborating with ReelFruit and Made Culture to build the capacity of young Nigerians. We are devoted to recruiting, training and equipping 1000 youths within Lagos and Ogun state over the next three years with digital and technical skills that will prepare them for a career in the Agri-processing sector.”

The Founder & Principal Director of Made Culture, Malaika Toyo also revealed  that “I believe passionately in using small-to-medium enterprises as skills development hubs for youth.”