About the Summit

The Agriculture Summit Africa (ASA) is one of the continent’s leading, privately funded platforms dedicated to increasing the value of the agribusiness value chain by creating a convergence of private and public sector interests, development finance institutions, agribusiness investors and players.

Organized by Sterling Bank PLC, a leading commercial bank in Nigeria, the ASA achieves this aim mediating discourse aimed at discovering practical solutions to the region’s unique challenges; facilitating transactions between willing investors and potentially profitable agric-focused ventures and by highlighting opportunities available in the sector for the benefit of public and private interests, as well as the larger macro-economy at large.






B2B Meetings




Bismarck Rewane
Rasheed Sarumi
GMD, Saro Africa
Ibrahim Sagna
Global Head & Director of the Advisory & Capital Markets, AFREXIMBANK
Gerald Smith
Regional Counselor for Agricultural Affairs, US Consulate Lagos
Olusegun Awolowo
Yusuf Yila
Director Development Finance, CBN
Abba Abubakar Bello
Willemien Libois
Regional Director Africa of Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Dr. Ikechukwu Kelikume
Head, Agribusiness Management Program, Lagos Business School
Aksinya Sorokina, CFA
Banking Officer, Africa SCF Advisory Lead, IFC
Yohannes Assefa
Country Director, USAID CATALYZE: MS4G
Ayodeji Balogun
Ernest Aubee
Head of Agriculture Division, ECOWAS
Vincent Isegbe
D.G, Nigerian Agriculture Quarantine Services (NAQS)
Emomotimi Agama
SEC, Head of Registration, Exchanges, Market infrastructure and innovation
Mohammed Bello Koko
Ag. D.G - Nigerian Ports Authority
Lois Sankey
Program Lead, Agriculture, Mastercard Foundation
Prof.Christogonus Kayode Daudu
Professor at the National Agricultural Extension & Research Liaison Services Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
Kenneth Obiajulu
CEO, Agricorp
Michael Famoroti
Chief Economist, Stears Data
Africanfarmer Mogaji
CEO, Farmcredit.ng
Ayoola Fatona
Head Agric and Micro Insurance/National Co-coordinator, Leadway Assurance Company Limited
Surajit Raha
Global Head of Sales & Marketing, Kobo 360
Lanre Bakare
MD, Factoring & Supply Chain
Uka Eje
CEO, Thrive Agric
Olista Maxwell
Country Team Leader, IFDC Nigeria – 2SCALE Project
Femi Aiki
Co-founder/CEO, Foodlocker
Farouk Kurawa
MD, CropIT
Emmanuel Ansah-Amprofi
Co-Founder, Trotro Tractor Limited
Suvankar Mishra
Co-founder/CEO of eKutir
Joseph Tanson
Regional Procurement Manager, Nestlé Central and West Africa
Serge Seudieu
Country Manager - Ace Global
Hio Sola Usidame
Founder, OnePort 365
Kelechi Nwaoba
Divisional Head, Transaction Banking & Corporate Solutions, Corporate & Investment Bank, Sterling Bank
Bukola Awosanya
Divisional Head, Agric & Solid Minerals Finance Sterling Bank Plc
Ruskiyat Titilola Badmus
Agriculture Finance Expert, AFC
Prof. Mansur Bako Matazu

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