Fresh & Young Brains Development Initiative (FBI Nigeria) is a registered non-political, non-profit making and non-governmental organization founded on November 27th 2008 with a mandate to advance attitudes, policies and actions that promote environmental sustainability and meaningful participation for young people. As part of our mandate of mainstreaming youth into agriculture and sustainable development, we developed the Youth Farm (YFarm) project to establish and promote at least 10,000 youth-led agribusinesses across Africa by 2020.
YFarm Project enjoys endorsement and support from the African Union Commission, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Ministry of Youth Development, UNDP, UNWomen, UN Volunteers, National Planning Commission, Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria, National Agric Foundation of Nigeria, youth networks and Development Partners.
To promote a youth-led agribusiness society, reduce poverty and increase active youth participation in sustainable agriculture by 2020.
To provide a unique platform to support and integrate youth into National Youth Employment in Agriculture Programme (YEAP), Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) and Africa Vision 2063
To establish, celebrate and promote at least 10,000 youth-led farms and agribusinesses across Africa by 2020