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Femi Royal

Agribusiness professional

I am an Agribusiness professional focused on AgTech, Agfinance, Ag Trading & Export and Sustainable Agriculture development projects and products in Emerging markets. 

In my role in Thrive Agric, I unlock a market valued at about $55m and storage capacity of about 350k MT to over 400k Thrive and non Thrive farmers spread across 25 states in Nigeria. 

I sit on the board of Myfarmbase Africa, an Agriculture development organisation focused on bridging the knowledge gap in Agribusiness landscape and advancing youth inclusion in Agribusiness with reach of over 20,000 youths across sub saharan Africa. 

I have been at the forefront of driving tech inclusion in Nigeria’s agribusiness sector. I led the adoption of a Blockchain commodity exchange for Binkabi with it N10b partnership for SABEX development in partnership with AFEX commodities in 2018. I have also co-led tech-based digital extension and monitoring service for the CBN Anchor borrowers programme for more than 600k farmers in 36 states in Nigeria. 

I have had agribusiness field experience in more than 10 countries and 3 continents of the world including Europe; Middle East; and Africa. 

I am currently studying for my Masters degree in International Agriculture Development at the University of Reading, England.

  • Study:University of Reading
  • Degree:MSc Agriculture & International Development
  • Interests:Playing Polo, Chess & Traveling