IFAD partners Togo to improve financial services, job creation for rural people

Over 50,000 vulnerable rural households in Togo will benefit from a US$35 million project that aims to spur inclusive rural economic growth and create employment opportunities in rural areas through a value chains approach, according to the details of a financing agreement signed today by government of Togo and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

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Elumelu Foundation to empower additional 50 Beninese entrepreneurs

Sèmè City, the International Knowledge and Innovation City, has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropic organization empowering African entrepreneurs to train and empower additional 50 Beninese entrepreneurs. Sèmè City will join a growing list of governments, development agencies and private sector organisations partnering with the Tony Elumelu Foundation to explore the Foundation’s sustainable model of philanthropy geared at addressing the root cause of poverty in Africa while creating jobs and economic wealth for all.

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Nigeria Creative Enterprise Support Programme: British Council trains entrepreneurs to look beyond passion, flair, talents

WorldStage Newsonline– This is an exciting time for upcoming fashion and firm entrepreneurs in Nigeria as the British Council
and the British Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) launched Nigeria Creative Enterprise Support Programme (NCESP) which focuses on the development of talent and innovation within the sectors of the arts and creative industries, a
fast-growing and very visible sector in the country.

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