Issues impacting youth interest and exposure to venturing into agriculture; the need for youth in agriculture, particularly women, and real advice for first-generation women farmers who are serious about hustling hard to become a success
Ndidi Nwuneli is a renowned businesswoman, author and TED Global speaker. Ndidi is the founder of LEAP Africa, co-founder of AACE Foods, managing partner of Sahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition Ltd, and the chair of Nourishing Africa. She serves on multiple boards, including, among others, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, AGRA, and the African Philanthropy Forum.
• Nneile Nkholise, a cattle farming nerd and product engineer who co-founded 3DIMO, a South African and US-based agritech company that provides an online marketplace for the sale of cattle, vetted using AI and precision analytics, direct from any farm.
• Ruramiso Mashumba, a trailblazing farmer and founder of Mnandi Africa who holds several accolades and achievements both in Zimbabwe and abroad.
• Thato Moagi, MD of Legae La Banareng Farms & the first South African to receive the prestigious Nuffield Agriculture Scholarship.
• Emma Naluyima, a Ugandan veterinarian, urban farmer, teacher, and animal & crop farming instructor.
Mpho Mashita is a radio presenter at Capricorn FM. She also works as an MC and conversation moderator for women, social entrepreneurship and careers-related events and conferences.
Jun 10, 2021 10:00 AM in Johannesburg.