Youth Resilience and Aspirations: PASGR, Mastercard Activate Research Policy Project in Nigeria

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), together with Mastercard Foundation, has formally activated a research policy project targeted at aspirations and resilience of young Nigerians as it affects their livelihoods and employment opportunities prior to, during and after Covid-19 pandemic. The formal activation, which was tagged “Nigeria Utafiti Sera Inception Convening”, held in Ibadan, Nigeria with stakeholders drawn from government representatives, non-governmental organizations, research institutions, civic society groups, development agencies, academia, among others.

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His Research: Iyiola Oladunjoye on the Need to Recalibrate Microbiology Curriculum for Graduate Employability in Nigeria

I am Iyiola Oladunjoye, a passionate microbiologist and an advocate of One Health. I serve an honorary position as the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Young Ambassador of Science to Nigeria and was also recently appointed as a member of the Young Leaders Circle, an advisory board group on youth and society. During childhood, I was always intrigued by the effects of infectious diseases in the society and this prompted my decision to study microbiology at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, where I obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours in 2018.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Gaps in Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Education in Nigerian Primary, Secondary Schools

It is important to quickly note that climate change and environmental sustainability were not found as singular, broad subjects in the curricula of both levels of education. However, they were being taught as topics in broad subjects.

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