Agribusiness: Corporate farmers International (CFI) during the week launched an agriculture innovative platform to create a wider and larger platform for the agribusiness industry.
According to Akin Alabi, Managing Partner of CFI in a chat with newsmen in Lagos disclosed that the mobile App is a 24 hours agribusiness radio called ‘agrotainment radio which is aimed to provide avenue where farmers across Nigeria, Africa and other parts of the world to connect to each other under one roof and platform using the media.
According to him, the platform will give Nigeria and Africa farmers a voice to speak and be heard and that it will provide a platform to link sellers of agricultural product in Nigeria and Africa to buyers in any country in the world.
“It is also a platform to further grow Nigeria and Africa agricultural extension services and provide a 24 hours knowledge sharing platform on various agricultural enterprise and value chain.
Ade Ajayi, National Coordinator of CFI said that the app was more tilted towards the youths who would later incorporate the older farmers in the rural farming communities.
“We know not all farmers have an android phone but we are hoping that the youths in farming will pass the message to their
older counterparts. We are using the younger ones to get the older ones.
“Farmers voices need to be heard and we are also using this platform to reach out to wider audience and also grow the agric extension services,” he added.
Dr. Olufemi Adebayo, Director of CFI noted that the future of the African continent is here for everyone to take advantage of every opportunity and make people express themselves and showcase themselves to the world.
He said that the app is available on Google Play Store for android mobile phone users.