Nigeria's Fastest Growing Agriculture Platform
We are improving rural farming for sustainable food production At Farmcenta, we put our people first by creating a people centric culture that nurtures our relationship with our farmers and our investors.
Ademola Akinyemi is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Farmcenta, a digital agricultural company
that seeks to empower
rural farmers, improve rural farming with technology while ensuring food security.
He has over 10 years of experience working on Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Issues. He studied Banking and Finance; he is a Chartered Public Relations Practitioner and trained Global Custodian in accordance with the standards and procedures established by the Securities and Investment Institute, London, United Kingdom with years of core banking operations experience with United Bank for Africa Plc.
He was a United Nations Climate Change Ambassador and Nigeria Field Coordinator with Sustainable Market Foundation-350.org (New York). He has represented Nigeria at various United Nations (UNFCCC) meetings on sustainable development. He was accredited as a delegate for Climate Change Talks in Bonn Germany in 2009, COP15 Mexico 2010, COP17 South Africa 2011, Australian Youth Climate Coalition Power Shift summit in Brisbane and Perth, Australia 2011 and 3rd Earth Charter International – Costa Rica (Global Learning Opportunities) training on sustainable leadership.
Ademola Akinyemi was selected by the World Bank Group to participate in the Financing for Development Specialist Course where he was trained about the main sources and trends in development finance and the need for innovative solutions to generate the resources required to implement the new global development agenda.
He has a strong passion for sustainable food production and resource mobilization for zero hunger and poverty alleviation in Nigeria and Africa.
Oluwatosin Akinnagbe is a professional creative graphic designer. She is a graduate of Fine and Applied
Arts, with a major in Graphic Design.
She previously worked as a graphic designer in Proview Advertising and Launch Nigeria.
She has successfully helped other small enterprises and businesses in creating their brand identity. She is an advocate for simplicity, clarity and creativity in designs.
Over the years in the design field, she has deduced that colors, images, motion, sound and text make life beautiful and worthwhile. She also believes that everything the world ever needs is design-oriented. Oluwatosin is focused on making the company’s image attractive, relatable and customer friendly. Her goal for Farmcenta is to project images, works and processes through the unique combination of motion and designs.
As the creative designer for Farmcenta, she believes that anything can be accomplished through design and everyday is a chance to improve.
Emmanuella understands that the key to building a successful business empire is through great
Her goal, which is to build a career in the customer service department up to the management level is one that is already in play as she possesses over 2 years’ working experience in the field.
Emmanuella's communication and listening skills is her forte. Her passion for interacting with people and creating long lasting relationships with them spurred her to be a volunteer at Women Impacting Nigeria (W.I.N), a non-profit organisation whose main focus is catering for the needs of the less privileged, ensuring gender equality around the country and basically carrying out humanitarian activities.
She possesses the core attributes that brings about good customer relationships, and plans to put them to action as our Customer Relations Personnel.
Chief Operations Officer
Adika Daniel is an ardent believer of using tech solutions in addressing farmers need. He believes in
start-ups and Agri-business entrepreneurship as the most sustainable way of poverty alleviation in
Africa and a tool to
transform the African eco system.
Daniel joined farmcenta as one of the first team members who brought over 8 years of experience in managing small businesses and developing tech solutions that cut across the various industry of the Eco-System for SMEs in Nigeria.
In 2016 he was part of the team that developed a tech solution for small business to manage their Account, CRM and Intranet, called “Zecore” which is currently known as “Meebol” a platform that enables you build your own website as a start-up with little or no experience.
Daniel co-trained a group of young people on Basic Programming, Digital Marketing, Content Development, and Brand Concepts development an initiative of E-factor called “1000developers”.
Despite his success in providing solutions to small businesses and his interest in human capacity building in the area of tech, his passion for agriculture prompted him to join farmcenta in his desire to “change the narrative of agriculture” in Nigeria and also affect positively, the perception of agro-investment; the opportunities and the rewards.
Daniel is now focus on building a solution that will connect farmers and other stake holders in the Agri space to increase the impact on the value chain process which farmcenta is part of.
Crop Production Manager
Joshua Bolarinwa is a trained Agricultural Economist and a practicing Farm Manager with over five
years of experience.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta where he learnt
first-hand, a worldview of the 21st Century Agricultural Landscape.
He also has Masters in Business Administration (MBA) where he got a chance to further learn modern trends in business administration which forms the bedrock for a panacea to malpractices in businesses in Nigeria and the world at large.
Over the years, Joshua has given himself to continuous development in the practice of modern agriculture, and this has not only earned him membership in revered associations but also certifications from major stakeholders across the Nigerian Agricultural value chain.
Joshua brings to the table multiple years of experience as a Farm Supervisor, Farm Manager as well as Business Administrator across both the plant and animal industry. He has graced stages as a speaker and trainer and he is also a regular contributor on several agricultural platforms.
Joshua believes we all have a role to play in governance, and he has chosen the farm life as his spot. Through this, he is contributing his quota to eradicating food scarcity while also putting smiles on the faces of investors.
Ogunmoroti Anuoluwapo is an accountant who is passionate about figures and keeping record of
transactions to ensure effective and accurate management decisions are made for the growth of the
She has worked in the finance department of different companies and also as an assistant treasury officer in a transport and logistics company, where she was involved in other subdivision activities. She is a graduate of accounting form Yaba College of Technology and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN).
Anuoluwapo is interested in a career that will allow progress in term of skills and experience through exposure to new idea for professional growth as well as the growth of the organization. Hence, her decision to join Farmcenta as the accounting officer.
Falaye Olusegun is passionate about the development of agricultural process by leveraging on
technology and also the exploration of the untapped opportunities within the Agricultural Value chain.
With Over 4years of experience in Farm managerial and consultancy positions, He has gained valuable experience in Animal nutrition, Breeding, Meat processing, and Egg hatching while working for prestigious Farms in the country.
Segun holds a degree in Agriculture from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, with a particular focus on Animal nutrition and reproduction. He is a Graduate of Animal science from the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS).
He is a Registered Agro processor with the Lagos state Appeals project sponsored by the World bank.
Segun is driven by a strong desire to contribute immensely to food sustainability and security in the country, Hence his decision to join Farmcenta as a Livestock product Manager.
Joy Ezennajiofor helps businesses improve customer retention, and reduce escalation of customers
As a Customer Success Executive at Farmcenta, she oversees the Customer Success Department, as well as
development for entry level customer facing roles.
Before joining the Farmcenta Family, Joy launched her professional career as a Sales and Marketing Executive where she was responsible for maintaining customer relationship, tracking sales data and developing performance report.
Joy’s love for customer satisfaction prompted her career switch into Customer Service, a role which was launched at Over the top Entertainment, where she was responsible for issue resolution and training of entry level agents. Her expertise and commitment towards customer retention awarded her the best Customer Service Executive on various occasions by the company.
For Joy, helping others is the most rewarding part of the role. Outside the office, Joy enjoys travelling, natural scenery, cooking and engaging in intellectual conversations.
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