ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SILIFAT FUNMILAYO MUSA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Ibadan | Ibadan, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 2 & UNAI 1

" I am so excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship because it is a great opportunity for me to work with like-minded young people. I believe that with school gardening, the world and the next generation will not go hungry and I am trying my best to ensure young school children has the basic idea of farming. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: School garden project

School Garden Project imparted 200 students with new skills and Incorporated good team spirit in them and it enabled them to practically understand how food is grown. This rnhanc8their assimilation rate positively as they were exposed to practical and theoretical aspect of the project. The essence of the project is to help in the actualization of FAO's food security agenda by 2020, alleviate hunger and also train and change students' mindset towards agriculture as a business where they will generate income aside being able to feed themselves. We have already started working with schools and with more resources coming, we intend to train 400 school student both primary and secondary children.

About the Millennium Fellow

Silifat Musa is a student of Agricultural Extension and rural development in University of Ibadan. Silifat loves making new friends, traveling and learning new things.

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