BONAFIDE MEMBERS OF YESAA ARE AT LIBERTY TO SUBSCRIBE TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS AT HEAVILY SUBSIDIZED RATES

There are several activities under the YESAA capacity enhancement program which are delivered in practical and easy to grasp modules via Workshops, Seminars, Symposia, short term courses, internships and various networking schemes. A lot of the training will focus on getting the youths started, and proper knowledge of the critical first steps to success. Irrespective of level, entrepreneurship is what it is. Knowledge of the pitfalls is important and it is important to keep it practical and easy so that the entry barrier is lowered for the participation of young people and green horns. Hence most of the training will be entrepreneurship oriented as opposed to theoretical knowledge acquisition, the facilities and resource people, will often be business men and Agriprenurs. As much possible, too, most of the training will occur on business site and location, for mentorship and ease of understanding

TRAINING THEMES

The ABC of Agribusiness start-up opportunities, raising capital, first steps, and survival strategies for beginners. Go from basic business plan to actual start up.

FOCAL AREAS

VEGETABLE CULTIVATION & MARKETING, LIVESTOCK CARE & MANAGEMENT, AGROCHEMICALS, & SEED DISTRIBUTION, TRACTOR SALES, CARE & MAINTENANCE, EXPORTS OF AGRIPRODUCE & PACKAGED PRODUCTS, PRODUCE PURCHASE & SALES INTERMEDIATION, VALUE ADDITION & PACKAGING, AQUACULTURE IN MARINE ECOSYSTEMS AND ENERGY BLOCKS, BUTCHERY & MEAT SUPPLIES.

YESAA will strive to locate mentors and internship opportunities, especially for applicants or students of Agriculture or interested in Agribusinss in higher institutions for practical knowledge, tutelage and business development gains. Internships are the best way to bridge the gap between going to school and landing a great job.
YESAA Internships will help you develop your Agriculture experience by learning the ropes from more experienced professionals locally and overseas

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YESAA members are sent to rural areas to observe and work with farmers in specific locations and to assist in knowledge and reviews on best practices. There are livestock farmers who may need more information on care and nutrition for more productivity. Also there are farmers who may need more information about seed application, fertilizers usage against soil type, post-harvest storage and marketing and sales.

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YESAA has a window to avail young people the opportunity to receive tuition-only scholarships, even with retroactive considerations, or for further studies in chosen or current areas of agricultural study. Whether locally or overseas

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YESAA has a window for young people to work with offshore agribusinesses and also attend events, seminars and conferences, including peer-to-peer summits. Having global work experience under your belt is one of the very best things you can do for your prospective career. The exposure and opportunity for knowledge is enormous.

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The YESAA excellence award for Agribusiness startup recognizes members who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in agriculture and agribusiness input and value-added industries in Nigeria