The Business of Agriculture Masterclass

Tap into profitable opportunities in agriculture to build wealth and achieve financial freedom.

5th-7th July

3 packed days of super useful information to guide you on how to start or invest in Agriculture and earn income.

9 Sessions

Enjoy expert-led sessions focused on doing agribusiness across 7 major agriculture value chains + Financing your Agribusiness.

36+ Experts

Learn from a wide range of industry experts with decades of experience between them. You don't want to miss this!

Attend Online

Join sessions Live, from anywhere you are in the world - from your phobe via Facebook and Youtube.

100% Free

Attend every session and access all this priceless value for free! Don't miss the opportunity!

Watch Session Replay

Watch any of the 9 super insightful sessions and tap into the knowledge shared by 36+ expert speakers over 3 days and 9 sessions.

Download Theme Song

The theme song - wealth is here - was produced by the British AMERICAN Tobacco Nigeria Foundation as an advocacy for youth engagement and active involvement in agriculture.

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We know you will need some help to jumpstart your Agric business. Share what help you may need and we will be happy to share any information or resource that might be useful to support your journey.

The Agenda

Explore all sessions dedicated to uncovering opportunities across several sub-sectors in the Agric industry and get inspired by the works and experiences of other successful Agro entreprenuers.

Masterclass Day 1 / 5th July 2021

05
Jul

09:00

The Business Of Agriculture In Nigeria

Explore the immediate-, mid- and long-term opportunity for Agri Entrepreneurship to help potential entrepreneurs and investors understand its broad dynamics and potential.

FEATURING:
Ololade Johnson-Agiri, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, Dr. Amin Mohammed Babandi, Patrick Habamenshi, Ndidi Nwuneli, Debo Akande, Dr. Ikechukwu Kelikume,

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05
Jul

11:00

The Business of Nutrition & Lifestyle

Discover different ways you can engage in the nutrition and lifestyle space and understand what is required to start a business across that value chain.

FEATURING:
Mories Atoki, Olusola Sowemimo, Dr Ifeoma Monye, Ada Osakwe,

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05
Jul

13:30

The Business of Crop Production & Bio Fortification

Discover opportunities in the production and sale of bio-fortified arable crops (grains and pulses), cash crops (oil palm, cocoa etc.) and vegetables.

FEATURING:
Odusanya Oludare Afolabi, Edobong Akpabio, Samson Ogbole, Amb. Adeniyi Sola Bunmi,

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Masterclass Day 2 / 6th July 2021

06
Jul

09:00

The Business of Animal Husbandry

Take a deep dive into the opportunities in raising livestock (with specific focus on Cattle/goat/sheep Pigs and Poultry) and understand what is required to start a business in these value chains.

FEATURING:
Seyi Ifelaja, FIAM, Ife Adeniyi, Dr. Muhammed Abubakar Bala, Dr. Tunde Adegoke Amole,

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06
Jul

11:00

The Business of Aquaculture

Discover the scope of opportunities available, and the fundamentals required to start or invest in the aquaculture business value chain.

FEATURING:
Bamidele Omitoyin, Steve Okeleji, Ola Olajumoke, Oke-Tojinu Sejiro Michael,

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06
Jul

13:30

The Business of Agro-Processing & Value Addition

Find out what it takes to start an agro product processing business and learn the pitfalls to avoid - to thrive in the sector.

FEATURING:
Olabode Abikoye, Eugene Itua, Yemisi Iranloye, Olawale Rotimi,

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Masterclass Day 3 / 7th July 2021

07
Jul

09:00

The Business of Agro-Logistics & Trade

Understand key considerations to account for, in starting a business and thriving in logistics (storage and transportation), wholesale and retail of raw and processed agro produce.

FEATURING:
Ajibola Alfred, Ayodeji Balogun, William Ezeagu,

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22
May

11:00

The Business of Agricultural Technology

This session will expose participants to the growing opportunities in AgTech and what participants need to engage profitably. It should expose participants to different potential use cases for Agriculture technology and uncover the key building blocks to start and run an Agtech business.

FEATURING:
Akin Alabi, Humphrey Otalor, Ayo Arikawe, Femi Adekoya,

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23
May

13:30

Financing Fundamentals for Agri Businesses

Find out how to build a consumer base and position yourself and your agribusiness brand to attract funding from big and reputable institutions

FEATURING:
Rukaiya El-Rufai, Seye Oyeleye, Temitope Omotolani, Tomie Balogun,

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Here’s what experts are saying

Hear what industry experts have to say about the Business of Agriculture masterclass and how you can benefit from it.

Samson Ogbole, Team lead, Eupepsia Place Limited (Soilless Farm Lab)

The Business of Agriculture Masterclass

“The Business of Agriculture Masterclass is an opportunity for us to discuss, share and chart a new path forward for agriculture in the country”

Ajibola Alfred, Founder/CEO, Straplan Advisory Limited

The Business of Agriculture Masterclass

“The Masterclass serves as a great opportunity to gain insight into the business of agriculture and its value chains”

Samson Ogbole, Team lead, Eupepsia Place Limited (Soilless Farm Lab)

The Business of Agriculture Masterclass

“The Business of Agriculture Masterclass is an opportunity for us to discuss, share and chart a new path forward for agriculture in the country”

Ajibola Alfred, Founder/CEO, Straplan Advisory Limited

The Business of Agriculture Masterclass

“The Masterclass serves as a great opportunity to gain insight into the business of agriculture and its value chains”

Our Partners

The Business of Agriculture Master class is an initiative of Cluster 5 of the SDG Private sector advisory group and supported by all PSAG Members

Frequently Asked Questions

The Business of Agriculture Masterclass is a series of virtual information sessions anchored by experts to spotlight opportunities available across various agriculture value chains and how to harness them for income generation.

The business of Agriculture is created to actualize the following:

  • To create awareness on agriculture as a business.
  • To encourage multiplicity of investment for income generation.
  • To expose participants to the opportunities in Agric

The Business of Agriculture is an initiative of the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG) cluster 5, led by the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation and implemented by SAEDConnect.

The masterclass will hold from the 5th-7th July, 2021.

#ThinkAgric. We want to create a larger space for agriculture in the minds of members of the public.

There will be an Event Launch/Panel Discussion on The Business of Agriculture in Nigeria which will hold on the first day of the masterclass event. Other sessions will explore opportunities in:

  • Crop Production & Bio-Fortification
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Nutrition & Lifestyle
  • Agro Investment & Equity Financing
  • Agro-Processing & Value Addition
  • Aquaculture
  • AgTech
  • Agri-business Branding & Marketing

Insta-lives sessions tagged #MyAgStory will run for 2 Saturdays before the masterclass launches.

You can attend all 9 masterclass sessions or specific sessions that interest you.

The Business of Agriculture masterclass will focus on uncovering opportunities across 7 agricultural value chain areas, giving visibility to the inner workings of starting and running a business across these value chains.

The Business of Agriculture masterclass is for individuals of all ages. It doesn’t matter if you’re a big scale or a small-scale agropreneur, an agric enthusiast or just someone curious.

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