Business of Agriculture 1.0
The inaugural business of agriculture masterclass held from the 5th to the 7th of July 2021. It featured 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 IN NIGERIA
This session explores the immediate-, mid-and long-term opportunities for Agri Entrepreneurship to help potential entrepreneurs and investors understand its broad dynamics and potential.
THE BUSINESS OF NUTRITION & LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT
This session uncovers the key requirements to start any business in agro product processing and shed light on the pitfalls to avoid when engaging in agro produce processing.
THE BUSINESS OF CROP PRODUCTION & BIOFORTIFICATION
This session uncovers the opportunities in the production and sale of bio-fortified arable crops (grains and pulses), cash crops (oil palm, cocoa etc.) and vegetables
THE BUSINESS OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
This session lays bare the business opportunities in raising livestock (with a specific focus on Cattle/goat/sheep Pigs and Poultry) and talk through the fundamentals for success in starting or investing in a business in this sector
THE BUSINESS OF AQUACULTURE
This session highlights the opportunities in the fisheries value chain and provides knowledge to participants on key requirements to start or invest in a business in the sector
THE BUSINESS OF AGRO-PROCESSING & VALUE ADDITION
This session uncovers the key requirements to start any business in agro product processing and sheds light on the pitfalls to avoid when engaging in agro produce processing.
THE BUSINESS OF AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY
This session exposes participants to the growing opportunities in Agtech and uncovers the key building blocks to start and run an Agtech business.
THE BUSINESS OF AGRO LOGISTICS & TRADE
There is a huge market in logistics (storage and transportation), wholesale, and retail of raw and processed agro produce. This session simplifies this value chain and highlights key considerations to account for in starting a business and thriving in this value chain
FINANCING FUNDAMENTALS FOR AGRIBUSINESS
This session takes participants through a 360 view of Agribusiness financing. - with emphasis on how to engage in Agribusiness financing, what financiers lookout for and what Agric entrepreneurs need to do for their business to become attractive to investors.
The 9 sessions of the event had over 30 experts speaking on the various opportunities available in the value chains where they specialise and how the audience can harness these opportunities for income generation
Odusanya Oludare Afolabi
Project Manager, Sustainable Agriculture (British America Tobacco Nigeria Foundation)
Dr. Tunde Adegoke Amole
Country Representative (International Livestock Research Institute, (ILRI) Nigeria)
Dr. Amin Mohammed Babandi
Director, Federal Department of Agriculture (Federal Ministry of agriculture and Rural Development)
Director (Agricultural Technical Services, Technical Component of Lagos State Agricultural Development Authority)
Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire
Senior Special Assistant to the President (Sustainable Development Goals)
Find the experiences of previous Business of Agriculture facilitators and members of the audience
“I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Thank you for the opportunity to speak on your programme. ”
Dr Monye’s Team
“Dr Monye was honoured to give this presentation and hopes her words would be impactful on the attendees and encourage them to lead better, healthier lifestyles. ”
“Thanks for having me. I must say I wasn't expecting to enjoy the conversation because I'm not deep into the agri-business but I did. Great panel. ”
“t was well organized and you guys equipped me very well and sure to other moderators. The best support that I have received so far. Well done. ”
Patrick Habamenshi (IFAD)
“- It was a true privilege for me to take part in this important milestone, I am thankful to the UNRC for sending me and to the PSAG for the warm welcome. Learning events like this one are important for all of us in the UN family as they help us foster a common vision of the challenges faced by our most important demographic and build the necessary partnerships to overcome any obstacles you may face as your build your pathway in life. ”
“Wow… Learning so many here, investors should understand the terms of agriculture and the ability to manage risks etc. Nice ”
“It really great to be part of this educative lesson on crop production n biofortification, thanks for adding more knowledge to me. ”
“It’s quite intriguing listening to the panelists.”
S O farm and agro limited
“#bussinessofagriculture I hope to see something like this seminar again ”