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Africa Youth Growth Foundation Secures Partnership with Computer Aid in Uk.

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AYGF lauches National Optimum Population Education Campaign (NOPEC).

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AYGF Provides Home Based Care to HIV/AIDs Infected and Affected Persons

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The Staring Challenges of Africa

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 Our Achievements in Demoractic Governance, Leadership and Anti-corruption

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Welcome to AYGF.

home pageAYGF is an NGO established for the  African  people to   be   constructive partners  in the   renewed  effort  of repositioning  the  countries  in the continent of Africa; an exclusive   mechanism  to identify our  common weaknesses and  consolidate on our strength both in the short  and long run in close collaboration with local and international development  partners of same or similar aspiration.

In AYGF, we seek holistic renewal, clean slate of agenda and a strategic sense of direction for African continent in the 21st century that would ultimately engender socio-economic and political security, stability and re-engineering of the people as encapsulated in democratic governance, incorruptible leadership, undiluted constitutionalism and human right.

AFRICA YOUTH GROWTH FOUNDATION (AYGF) was established in 2003 as a regional Non-governmental Organization called by the imperative need of a committed, focused and courageous youth and community oriented organization that can be entrusted with the onerous responsibility of giving direction and perspective to our political and democratic development in Africa and Nigeria in particular. 

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Recent Happenings in AYGF

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS IN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE, LEADERSHIP AND ANTI-CORRUPTION

The Africa Youth Growth Foundation is creating an impact and making difference at local, national and international levels.    2004: Organized a community and youth interactive forum at the Lugbe community in Abuja where issues of constructive and peaceful youth participation in political and democratic processes was strongly advocated.   2005: Had 1st African Youth Development Conference in collaboration with the Nigerian Ministry of Cooperation and Integration in Africa, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, National Commission for Refugees, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Mr. Biggs. The International Conference brought together youth leaders from across the continent to discuss on...

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RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:   We are well read and conversant in the following Publications; * Millennium Development Goals Report 2004 for Nigeria * National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategies (NEEDS) in Nigeria by the National Planning Commission. * The Nigerian Statistical Fact Sheets on Economic & Social Development by the National Bureau of Statistics, June 2005. * Budget Monitoring / Enlightenment Toolkit (BMT) – Anticorruption Internet Database (ACID). * Africa –Caribbean-Pacific-European Union (ACP-EU) Partnership Agreement signed in Cotonou on 23rd June, 2000. * National HIV/AIDS Response Review (NRR) 2001 – 2004; Draft II, February 2005 by the National Action Committee on...

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OTHER RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS

OTHER RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS:   CONSULTANCIES: Africa Youth Growth Foundation secures consultancy services with the Rivers State Government on Excellence in Local Governance Initiative (ELGI) via the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA) in 2008.(details).   AYGF secures another Consultancy services with Rivers State Government for 2009 on Excellence in Local Governance Initiative (details).   AFRICA Youth Growth Foundation sets to rebrand Nigeria (details and logo)- AYGF has secured approval to carry out the rebranding campaign in Secondary Schools within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.    Africa Youth Growth Foundation provides Home Base Care (HBC) to HIV/AIDS infected and affected persons...

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SEMINARS CONFERENCES ATTENDED

SEMINARS CONFERENCES ATTENDED:   * 2004 Inter-Religious Peace Workshop in Nigeria organized by the World Council of Churches. * Participated at the Ministerial Press Briefing of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs on “Nigeria in a Globalizing World” by Ambassador Oluyemi Adeniji, CON; Tuesday, November 9, 2004. * Participated at a one day National Democracy Day Lecture on “Political Economy of Sustainable Democracy” by Professor Charles Soludo, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria at the main Auditorium of the ECOWAS Secretariat, Asokoro, Abuja on May 29, 2005. * Participated in the Leadership Forum of ICASA 2005 at the International Conference Center....

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THE STARING CHALLENGES OF AFRICA

The Staring Challenges of Africa:   Africa is the poorest region in the world with not less than half of its total population living on less than $1.00 per day. Africa as well accounted for only one percent of the world GDP while its income distribution is skewed against the poor. Africa is the most marginalized region accounting for only 1.7% of the world commerce, 2% world export, and 0.9% of global foreign direct investment (FDI}. One out of five Africans lives under armed conflict, creating doubt over the prospect and future of the continent. African economies are fragmented, structurally...

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LIST OF PARTNER ORGANIZATION AND MODE OF PARTNERSHIP

LIST OF PARTNER ORGANIZATION AND MODE OF PARTNERSHIP   * UNDP - Programme Associates * UNICEF - programme Associate * UNFPA - Programme Associate * E.U. - Programme Associate * World Bank - Programme Associate * British Council - Programme Associate * West Africa Civil Society Forum - Member * Nigerian Network of NGOS - Member * Civil Society Coalition on Malaria - Secretary * Civil Society Coalition on HIV/AIDS -Member * Civil Society Coalition on Poverty - Member. * Civil Society Coalition on Education - Member * Computer Aid International, UK – Partner * Commonwealth Telecommunication Organization (CTO), UK...

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