Restoring Nigeria

In case you do not know, there is a gathering storm in Nigeria and young people are at the centre of the crusade for a better Nigeria. A simple Google search will reveal a myriad of sources of information on the many things young people are doing to save their fatherland (motherland if you choose) […]

Message from: Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of United Nations (UN)

The theme of this year’s International Youth Day -Sustainability: Our Challenge. Our Future- is a global call to action for young men and women. Our world faces multiple interconnected crises with severe and far-reaching impacts that fall disproportionately on the young. In 2007, for example, youth comprised 25 per cent of the world’s working age […]

Message from: Mr. Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO

In the midst of a series of unprecedented crises affecting the lives of young people all around the world, the theme for this year’s International Youth Day ‘Sustainability: our challenge, our future’ could not be more relevant. Sustainability refers to three facets of life which are all affected by the current turmoil: the environment, society […]

YALDA: Committing Young People to Action for Africa’s Development!

Are you young? Determined to make a difference in your life and those of others? Interested in helping birth a new Africa? Will like to contribute your skills, time and other resources in actualising the dream for a better Africa! Then you will be interested in the Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development of Africa […]

Africa Rural Connect (ARC)

Africa Rural Connect (ARC) is an experiment in global collaboration. We put our collective thoughts together to assemble the best business plans for agricultural development in Sub-Saharan Africa. We suggest that the people who have lived or worked in Sub-Saharan Africa offer their perspectives or expertise to help women farmers and improve the livelihoods of […]