Nigeria has recently focused on drawing teenagers to aquaculture, a challenge that CORAF has accepted through its WAAPP initiative.
Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.
Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.
CORAF has partnered with a number of West African universities in order to further develop integrated fisheries and aquaculture educational programs.
For CORAF, training youth is not just a matter of preparing for the rising age of researchers or increasing unemployment, but a matter of enhancing the food system as a whole.
CERAAS earned Regional Center of Excellence recognition for its research on adapting dry cereals to drought conditions and its plans to expand into the rest of West and Central Africa.
SRI can reduce water requirements, increase land productivity, and buffer against the impacts of climate change while reducing reliance on artificial inputs, like pesticides and artificial fertilizer.
Up to 80 percent of the agricultural GDP in developing countries comes from livestock. Farmers often raise indigenous breeds, managing herds both to maintain diversity and to support community livelihoods.