Are you an Agric entrepreneur or planning to turn into one, that is for you. Don’t miss out. Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc is ready to carry the third version of her annual Youth Leadership Series, YLS 2020. The occasion will maintain on Wednesday February 12, 2020 and can converge agricultural specialists to debate the theme Techriculture – The Evolution.
The Youth Leadership Series (YLS) is an annual occasion of the Stanbic IBTC. It is long-established after the Business Leadership Series and designed to have interaction and empower younger Nigerians to turn into future business leaders.
The program since inception has witnessed the gathering of native and worldwide specialists who has introduced inspirational values to members. In the identical vein, this yr will even witness gathering of profitable personalities throughout the agriculture and expertise business to debate Techriculture.
Youth Leadership Series 2020
The Youth Leadership Series, 2020 version will centre on Technology and Agriculture. It will characteristic talks and lectures from agripreneur specialists like Samson Ogbole, CEO Farm Lab; Yewande Kazeem, Founder, Wandieville Media; Seyi and Seun Abolaji, Co-Founders, Wilson’s Lemonade Nigeria.
Samon Ogbole is standard for his progressive strategy to agriculture via his ‘soilless farming’ (working extra within the lab than on the farm). He is the lead coach for Farm Lab and co-founder, PS Nutraceuticals Int. Ltd. Besides that, Samson is the Chief Agricultural Adviser for Viridian Science, South Africa and Mechanical Electrical Electronics Engineers, Canada.
In 2018, Ogbole was acknowledged as one of many prime 7 innovators in Africa by CNN Africa. Also, in 2019, Forward Fooding listed him as one of many prime 500 meals techpreneurs. In addition, he’s a two time TEDx speaker and a one-time TED Idea Search speaker. He has additionally been featured on native and worldwide information primarily based on his creativity and entrepreneurial drive.
Yewande Kazeem is the founding father of Wandieville Media and over time has linked media to agriculture. Her firm, Wandieville Media is a communication and educative media firm that gives constructive affect on world growth points. Yewande champions this via campaigns, highly effective visible and fascinating tales.
Also, she has some work expertise at Dangote Farms – Dansa Holdings and has carried out completely different Agricultural Projects. She managed the tomato processing facility mission in Kano State and different agricultural initiatives in Nigeria.
In addition, Yewande has labored with Central Bank of Nigeria, Bank of Industry, World Bank, e.t.c. She has additionally been concerned in lots of coverage and dialogue on behalf of personal sectors with a number of ministries and organisations in Nigeria. Yewande is captivated with impacting small scale farmers, city farming, college planting applications, analysis and expertise. She goals to fed 9 billion folks on this planet by 2050.
Seyi And Seun Abolaji
According to Stanbic IBTC, Seyi and Seun Abolaji started the Wilson’s Juice Company with N2000 in 2010. But, right now, the corporate has grown past doubts. The two brothers are the co-founders of the Wilson’s Juice, an organization that produces lemon juices into uniquely designed bottles. The product could be present in over 650 places and 18 states in Nigeria.
When requested about how the corporate started Seun stated, “Could we have started this company in the United States? I doubt it. We would need 10 million dollars maybe three, and that’s the beauty of Nigeria you can have a Naira and a dream.”
Reason For The Youth Leadership Series
Basically, there are such a lot of financial potentials throughout the agriculture and tech ecosystem, but to be explored. Only a couple of are conscious of this timeless alternatives. This is the rationale one of many main commercial banks in Nigeria is creating an avenue for folks to learn to use expertise for farming. Do not be neglected on this life altering alternative provided by Stanbic IBTC via its annual Youth Leadership Series.
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