Frankfurt (Germany) and Lagos (Nigeria), May 2018. We are very pleased to report that Farmcrowdy has been nominated for the Global African Business Awards Digital Business of the Year Award. The company was also recently awarded the Nigerian National Productivity Order of Merit, continuing the company’s streak of awards for its innovative and impactful agricultural platform.
The Global African Business Awards (GABA) are the world’s premier annual business awards. They were created to celebrate, honour, and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals in Africa and the African diaspora. The event will be attended by 1,200 business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians and media representatives, the awards ceremony offers you a unique opportunity to network, exchange ideas and celebrate with Africa’s top business leaders. You can register to vote and support Farmcrowdy at the following link
Farmcrowdy was also recently honoured by being awarded the Nigerian National Productivity Order of Merit on National Productivity Day on May 22nd, in Abuja, Nigeria. The event tagged “Productivity For Economic Recovery and Sustainable Growth,” was chaired by Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige. The award was presented to Farmcrowdy CEO Onyeka Akumah by Nigerian President HE Muhammadu Buhari, recognizing the company’s contribution to Nigerian economic productivity and development through its agricultural platform. Regarding the award Onyeka Akumah said “Thank you President Buhari for celebrating productive Nigerians including Farmcrowdy, we are truly honored.” This represents the second high-level government recognition for Farmcrowdy, following the visit of Nigerian Vice President Prof. Osinbayo San as a part of VP4Tech tour. We are very pleased to see the continued success and recognition of Farmcrowdy’s inclusive business model. We look forward to reporting on Farmcrowdy’s continued success.