Empowering farmers to expand production


EDITOR’S NOTE- It is important that as young entrepreneurs we learn from older ones and mentors. In this month of July, we kick off with the story of Psaltry International Limited owned by Mrs Oluyemisi Iranloye a biochemist by training but whom has proven to be an agro-preneur. Her farm converts cassava to starch on a large scale. More importantly is the method she has employed in empowering the farmers around her while making profit and providing jobs. Also are practical lessons one can learn as a growing agro-entrepreneur when it comes to training, experience and funding.

More and more of today’s entrepreneurs are taking the opportunities inherent in the agricultural sector to create wealth for themselves, jobs for skilled and unskilled labour, decent incomes for farmers and rural infrastructure. The successes of these businesses depend strongly on the success of the farmers; therefore, such a company’s strategy entails empowering…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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