Affiong Williams, a business entrepreneur from Nigeria, wanted to contribute to her country’s economic growth by creating jobs and opportunities. This goal drove Ms. Williams to start a company that produces high-quality, well-branded and packaged fruit. She believed it was time to change the narrative and create jobs and opportunities…
For many recent graduates in Nigeria, jobs are hard to find. But that didn’t stop one young entrepreneur. With Feed the Future’s help and his own determination, he’s now an agriculture expert in his community.
Nigerians love fish. With fish being a staple in many local dishes, and the local supply limited by the high demand, Chi Farms, through the Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation program, is helping small farmers to access juvenile fish and receive extension services such as training in good aquaculture practices and financial management.
By giving these farmers the tools to improve their harvest and connecting them with buyers, USAID is helping the farmers earn a higher selling price that is essential to increasing their household income and lifting their families out of extreme poverty.