Strategic Partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP)

The World Food Programme Mastercard Foundation Young Africa Works Initiative (WFP NGCO) in collaboration with the Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX) aims to support 50,000 smallholder farmers specifically youths and women in the northeast and northwest of Nigeria for the cultivation of sorghum and millet. The World Food Programme (WFP) partnered with the NCX to support smallholder farmers in the improvement in post-harvest management operations. The project objective is focused on strengthening the commodity value chain systems to promote increased value chain employment opportunities, especially for women and youth.