About Us

About Us

Welcome to Farm Cafe

Nigeria’s most robust Online Agribusiness Information Platform

This is Nigeria’s most robust Online Agribusiness Information Platform, with content to enrich your minds on existing opportunities in Nigeria’s agric industry and know-how on surmounting inherent challenges, operating successfully and achieving prosperity.

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Wide range of services

We are a team of experts out to bridge the information gap in Nigeria’s agribusiness industry to ensure prosperity for investors as well as achievement of goals and objectives of all stakeholders.

Farm Cafe is an online platform providing subscriber-based market visibility and real-time up-to-date information for agribusinesses in Nigeria and for other organisations within and outside the country. General and specific investment information on Nigeria’s agric sector are available on Farm Cafe as well as opportunity for business to business facilitation, advertisement and publicity.

For enquiries on subscription, business to business facilitation, publicity and/or advert placement, Click Here

Our Team of Experts...

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  • Oluyinka Alawode
  • CEO/Agric. Information Broker

Oluyinka Alawode is a freelance writer and Director/Agriculture Information Broker on Farm Cafe, an Online Agribusiness Information Platform which she founded. She worked for 11 years as a print journalist from August 2004 to November, 2015 with Nigeria's foremost National Business Newspaper – BusinessDay. She also made foray into TV and Radio broadcasting when she produced a visual and audio documentary on agriculture both titled 'Battle For Food: Ending Competition Between Man and Beast.'
Awards includes
- The 2005 Rare Gems Media Initiatives on Women in commemoration of 2005 International Women's Day
- The Fate Foundation 2011 SME Journalist Award
- The Future Agricultures 2013 Award in South Africa
- The African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)/Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) Media Competition Award in Ghana.
- She also won the NECA Network of Entrepreneurial Wpmen Media Support Award in 2014.
She was also a finalist in the 2013 African Story Challenge competition Agriculture Cycle held in Kenya.
Oluyinka studied agriculture at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria and holds a postgraduate diploma in journalism. She has also undertaken various short courses in science writing, script writing, creative writing, business writing, business startup, internet writing and agriculture reporting skills. She is now committed to providing agricultural information to all stakeholders/Agribusiness operators especially farmers to boost their productivity and incomes.

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  • Adviser

A youth entrepreneur with background in mechanical engineering now into farming and products development - food processing, and packaging of agro food products such as bean flour and custard, also produces washing liquid from natural ingredients.

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  • Adviser

An entrepreneur currently developing fruit drinks and packaged foods, has over 12 years work experience as Public Relations/ Marketing Executive, has distinguished herself in the area of strategic planning, media relations, media tracking and event conception and coordination.

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  • Adviser

Edobong Akpabio is an agro-entrepreneur by vocation and a business consultant by profession. She has developed the interest and passion, over the past 20 years, in entrepreneurship and the zeal to help entrepreneurs grow their business. She is an ILO-SIYB trained Trainer, a counselor, an appointed YouWin mentor, a Cherie Blair Foundation Mentor and an ISO 9001:2015 QMS Certified Lead Auditor.

Edobong Akpabio has a degree in English Studies from the University of Uyo (1988); PGD in Logistics & Supply Chain Management from the University of Ife (2005); PGD in Theology from the Redeemed Christian Bible College, Israel Assembly Campus, Alausa (2008); and she is a Fate Foundation alumnus (AEP 21, 2006 on Citigroup scholarship).

Her career has traversed many sectors of the Nigerian economy from manufacturing in Ideal Flour Mills Ltd, Kaduna (1989) as a Management Trainee and later Administrative Manager (1991); C&C Construction Company Ltd, Lagos (1991-1993) as Admin./Personnel Manager; FSB International Bank Plc (1993-1995) as Head of Personnel; (1995-1996) as Head of Training; (1996-1997) as Deputy Head, Operations, Ikeja Branch; National Sports Lottery (2000-2002) as Manager, HR & Administration; Compagnie Generale de Logistique (2002-2004) as HR Manager; (2004-2007) as Group Head, Corporate Services; Visionage Agrotech Farms Ltd (2007-Date) as Chief Operating Officer; to Eagle8 Consulting (2007-2012) as Consultant, Business/Entrepreneurial Development.

Currently, Edobong Akpabio is;

  1. The 2nd Vice-President of NECAs Network of Entrepreneurial Women (NNEW), a wholly female-based Business Membership Organization under the auspices of the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA).
  2. The Chief Operating Officer, Visionage Agrotech Farms Ltd.
  3. The President, Living Green Cooperative Agriculture Multipurpose Society Ltd.
  4. The Executive Director, Living Green Farms & Gardens Foundation.
  5. The Chief Marketing Officer, Green Animalia Farms
  6. The Principal Consultant, Blazers Consulting Services

She also anchors two programmes on Twitter namely;

  1. #SispreneursMonday – a weekly motivational chat for women in entrepreneurship
  2. #AgribusinessSaturday – a weekly discussion programme to deliberate on issues relating to Agribusiness in Nigeria in particular and Africa in general