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Friday, September 29 • 9:15am - 9:25am
Using Agriculture to Address Rising Insecurity and Youth Unemployment in Nigeria: A Spotlight on Babban Gona

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Babban Gona is focused on creating jobs for young people in Nigeria to counter extremism and instability. In this lightning talk, the organization's founder will share insights from the program and how development and economic growth can counter violent extremism.

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Kola Masha

Managing Director, Babban Gona
Kola is the Managing Director of Babban Gona. He holds the same position at Doreo Partners, an agriculture focused, African impact investing firm. Prior to founding Doreo and Babban Gona, Kola was the Managing Director and CEO of a major subsidiary in the Notore Group, one of Nigeria’s... Read More →

Friday September 29, 2017 9:15am - 9:25am EDT
Amphitheater Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center