The ‘Iyalaya Anybody’ Lessons on Innovation and Development in Africa

The ‘Iyalaya Anybody’ Lessons on Innovation and Development in Africa

Most times in the development space, we have to look beyond headlines and taglines and focus on lessons from pieces and lives. I read Prof. Pius Adesanmi’s keynote address titled “Iyalaya Anybody: Pencils, Nigerian Innovation, & Africa’s Path in the 21st Century” delivered last week in Lagos, Nigeria. Beyond the ostensibly ‘obscenity’ that may come with the title, he distinctively approached the theme of innovation […]

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FUNAAB Students holds symposium on Agriculture and Sustainable Development

As part of their contribution in ensuring sustainability in the development of the agricultural sector within Nigeria, students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta on Wednesday, 8th May, 2013 organised a symposium focused on ‘Agriculture and Sustainable Development; Aspirations and Roles of Stakeholders’. The students – under the auspices of the Association of Plant Physiology and Crop Production Students – brought together stakeholders in […]

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ADM-Foundation launches ‘YouthSpeakDevelopment’ (Online Opinion Bank)

In ensuring the participation of young people in the development process of the African continent, an online opinion bank – YouthSpeakDevelopment – have been launched by All for Development Foundation (ADM-Foundation). With youths constituting over 60% of the African population, it had been observed that they (youths) possess strong, unimaginable zeal for the development of their countries and the continent, thus, the need for their […]

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