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    NAA: Farmcrowdy is the Agro-Innovator of the year

    Farmcrowdy has been honoured with the title “Agro-Innovator of year 2016/2017 Award” by the Nigerian Agriculture Awards.

    The award was presented in May 2017 during the Nigerian Agriculture Awards event aimed at recognising outstanding contributions to agriculture in Nigeria.

    Farmcrowdy team poses with the "Agro-innovator of the year" award plaque

    Farmcrowdy team poses with the “Agro-innovator of the year” award plaque

    Organised by AgroNigeria, the Nigerian Agricultural Awards has since inception in 2014 grown to become the leading platform for recognition of accomplishments in the Nigerian agricultural sector.” AgroNigeria firmly believes that acknowledging individuals and organisations who stand out as major players in the agricultural sector will inspire other stakeholders.

    Speaking after receiving the award, Onyeka Akumah, Farmcrowdy CEO said, “It’s our first award and a huge honour! Thank God for this; thank you for voting and believing in us. This will affect the lives of more farmers because we would use this award to keep pushing forward and impacting more lives.”

    Onyeka Akumah, Farmcrowdy CEO, poses with the "Agro-innovator of the year" award plaque

    Onyeka Akumah, Farmcrowdy CEO, poses with the “Agro-innovator of the year” award plaque

    We all are incredibly pleased to have been recognised and we believe that this will be one of many awards for Farmcrowdy.

    Onyeka Akumah receiving the Agro-Innovator of the year award

    Onyeka Akumah receiving the Agro-Innovator of the year award

    The 2016/2017 Nigerian Agriculture Awards included awards in over 20 categories and included several prizes targeted at students to increase youth engagement in African agriculture.

    The Nigeria Agriculture Awards is convened yearly by AgroNigeria, a brand which, over the last 11 years, has been dedicated to achieving agricultural rebirth in the country.