AKINWALE OLAFARE; LEAD GAVE ME THE NEEDED BOOST TO START MY AGRIBUSINESS
I am Akinwale Gabriel Olafare, a Materials Engineer, an Agro-prenuer and a deep lover of nature. I playfully applied to be a volunteer for the maiden edition of this transformative training. Luckily for me, I was selected to be a beneficiary. Having attended lots of trainings in time past with no depth of knowledge from the organisers, I never wanted to waste another 6MONTHS of my life to junks. A small still voice within me made me to give it a trial. I joined reluctantly without knowing where it will lead me though. But the 6 MONTHS has proven to be impactfilled. L.E.A.D picked me up at critical junction of my life where I have no knowledge about agriculture talkless of agribusiness. Through seasoned trainings by expert in different agricultural sectors and farm visits, I have been well groomed in agriculture and value chains exploration. Build a network of agricultural minded folks around me and also made me to be a social change agent in the environmental sector.
I and two other environmental minded persons are currently working on proper waste management. Where waste from domestic and industrial sources will be recycled into useful products.
This training has given me the needed boost to venture into the world of opportunities and impact. Am currently running a poultry of 150 broilers with a focused market and technicality.