Nigeria Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Program – Phase 1 (ATASP-1 Outreach Program)
To empower the youth in Nigeria through the full realization of the potential of cassava, rice, and sorghum value chains for employment/income generation and food security, especially among some of the country’s poorest and most vulnerable populations.
- To identify and promote science-based solutions for cassava, rice, and sorghum value chains through technology verification, production, and diffusion of quality seed and planting material underpinned by sound seed systems.
- To enhance skills acquisition and hence job creation through the development of agribusiness, processing, and marketing, and the promotion of youth entrepreneurship.
- To ensure effective program management, monitoring, and evaluation using appropriate and quantitative results measurement frameworks to assess progress.