The Milken Innovation Center and Blum Lab for Developing Economies Global Fellows program enrolls fellows around the world to work with in-country partners in Israel and abroad (Governments, business, Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs), local authorities and development finance organizations) to solve various development challenges across agriculture/food, water, energy, education, housing, finance and health by blending development finance with technological solutions.
As part of its objectives of providing capacity building and technical support to its Global fellows, Milken Innovation Center and Blum Lab for Developing Economies is pleased to announce the Nigerian Development Lab to address post-harvest storage solutions in Nigeria. The event will feature one of our Blum Global Fellows, Fatima Umar whose fellowship project implementation plan is focused on the establishment of hermetic grain storage solutions in Kaduna State, Nigeria.
The Nigeria Development Lab is an intensive, focused workshop among stakeholders, investors, partners, and project developers to identify, analyze, design, and prioritize projects that are key elements in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in Nigeria. This current Nigerian Development Lab will focus on co-curating solutions on storage systems for grains in Nigeria. This Lab will also convene leaders in academia, industry, and finance to design projects in Nigeria based on state-of-the-art and relevant technologies.
The event is scheduled as thus:
Date: June 23, 2021
Time: 14.30pm-17:30pm (Israel Time) 16.30pm-19:30 (Nigerian Time)
To register, please fill the link: http://bit.ly/nigerianlab