Join us again this coming Saturday for another lively discussion amongst young African Farmers making strides in the Agriculture sector
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ABOUT THE PANELISTS
1. Nixon Chitete Jr – Malawi
Nixon Chitete Jr was born and raised in Malawi Kasungu District. He holds BSc in Agribusiness Management from the University of Malawi (Bunda College of Agriculture).
He is the owner of Chitete Transport and General Dealers in which he specializes in carrying various goods across Malawi. Aside from being a transporter he is a large scale farmer in Kasungu district.
2. Kefilwe Selotlego – Botswana
Kefilwe is an agricultural entrepreneur, with 2 years of experience in vegetable production and Agribusiness. She is the founder and CEO of Kavanah Farms which produce organic exotic crops such as edible mushrooms, and in the long run will be producing cucumbers as well as green peppers.
She holds an associate degree in Tourism Management from Limkokwing university. She is a 2020 TEF finalist and a 2019 representative of Botswana in India for the TB champions program.
She has a vision to combat hunger and malnutrition in Africa through producing healthy and nutritious foods.
3. Onuekwusi Olisaemeka Emmanuel – Nigeria
Emmanuel is the founder and CEO of OLIKS FARMS(OLIKS FARMS AGRO-ALLIEDS AND CONSULTS LTD) and A Lead consulting partner to Epic-Agro consults LTD.
Olisaemeka is an Agricultural specialist with over 5 years of professional work experience consulting in Agribusiness and Poultry/Livestock value chain.
His interest spans across Agricultural Research and innovations for sustainable development and food security in Africa.
He is a value chain catalyst and communication expert with a degee in Agricultural Education amongst many other certifications.
Olisaemeka believes in the potential of the African youth and sees Entrepreneurship as a tool and catalyst to transforming our society and engendering economic development and prosperity for Africans and to bring about the needed economic prosperity.
Oliks Farms- one of the fastest growing startup in Nigeria is committed to enhancing Food Security, Wealth Creation and Job Employment in Africa through the production of hygienic & quality farm produce and animal proteins.
4. Nyifamu Ogechi Manzo – Nigeria
Nyifamu is a farmer and the founder of Farmatrix, a Nigerian based agricultural company that has been featured on Euronews and Africa.net as a company solving local problems in an innovative way. It was selected in the recently concluded Startup Nigeria competition as one of the top 30 innovative startups in Nigeria which has so far engaged more than 500 smallholder farmers on sustainable agricultural practices.
Nyifamu is a Fate foundation alumni and a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur. She has been sponsored twice by Facebook Nigeria to pitch her business and by the World Bank in partnership with The Rockerfeller Foundation, Ventures Platform and the Kaduna State Government in the just concluded KADDIP program. She has also received scholarships from ExxonMobil, Cherie Blair Foundation for women to study at Enterprise Development Centre.
She believes that entrepreneurship is the gateway to national prosperity which is why she is passionate about building sustainable businesses.
Facilitator: Stanley Mlenga – Malawi
Stanley is a graduate from the University of Malawi. He currently works for Deloitte as an Audit Semi-Senior. Stanley happens to host events, corporate and non corporate where the chance arises. He is also passionate about the environment, farming and football (Arsenal and Mighty Wanderers FC)
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