Go Africa and Sustainability & Impact investments

So what does Go Africa do to provide direct assistance to the agricultural ecosystem?
Cooperative & Farmer reach

Topline Metrics: 
We touch over 6,000 Farmers and over 20 cooperatives in West Africa.
We have directly sponsored over 3 cooperatives

 

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Training & Assistance 

We provide direct access to training and other materials for Cooperatives & Farmers
We provide access to crop data and metrics to improve yields
We promote direct payments to Farmers & cooperatives
On-site proactive & preventative care for all team members
On-site, Flexible and interactive training
Direct agricultural assistance with crop & yield management, best practices.
Micro loans & Credit financing (Team Members, Cooperatives, & Farmers).
Fertilizers
Farm equipment

We welcome Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju to the Go Africa Team!

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju to the Go Africa team.

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju will serve as Advisory Board member, with a focus on the  Agricultural sphere (farming, processing and processing)  for Nigeria and global markets.

About Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju is an entrepreneur with a drive for Private Sector Development. He is into plantation farming, food processing and consultancy. He owns a number of medium-sized commercial farms in Ogun and Oyo State.

The company also owns the 2450 hectares San Jose (cashew & cassava farm) Nig Ltd and he is the initiator of the GreenHills Farmstead project (a project that supports and establishes over 1500 farm owners in Nigeria).

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju is the co-founder of Onalar Farms. His quick adeptness was a product of dynamic and vast wealth of experience from Finance, Tech and agribusiness sectors.

Mr. Osifeso Olanrewaju is the Managing Director /CEO of Dhabi Gari Energy, an oil servicing and trading firm

Go Africa & San Jose Farm Announce extended MOU & Partnership for Agricultural Innovation

We are pleased to announce an extended MOU and partnership between Go Africa Global and San Jose (cashew farms) Nigeria Ltd. this Collaborative partnership will allow us to bring current commodities and new and innovative products and solutions to the Nigerian and world Markets.

This partnership demonstrates the potential of full market collaboration for agricultural solutions for Africa and the world markets.

About San Jose Farms: 

San Jose (cashew farms) Nigeria Ltd is a family farm located in the beautiful town of Ihunbo, Oke Odan. Owode Local Government Area in Ogun State , South-west Nigeria.

It is an integrated cashew, cassava and soya beans farm established on over 3000 hectares of arable land.

San Jose (farms) Nigeria. Ltd has an outlook to develop the value chain of cash crops across Africa. We own and operate commercialized cashew, cassava and soya bean farms across Ogun State, Nigeria. Starting with its cashew plantation on 1000 acres, San Jose (cashew farms) has grown to become one of the largest cashew plantations in West Africa with an average of 39,000 fruiting trees. The farm has the capacity to expand its cashew plantation to 10,000 hectares.

San Jose (farms) is committed to being a consistent and reliable supplier of quality produce to its customers and this is done by:

 

1 Deploying the best farming practice

2 Using the best crop varieties

3 Optimizing our existing business through operational improvements and empowering our people (small scale farmers) to enhance returns.

4 Through deliberate and strategic partnerships

5 Enhancing customer relationship

About Go Africa Global: 

The Go Africa Brand equates to Experience, Quality, Knowledge, Awareness, Adventure. (EQKAA)

Each Go Africa product has a story that emphasizes our customer commitment to Fair Trade, High Quality (FTHQ) products sourced and produced in Africa. For B2B & B2C markets globally.

 

Go Africa is after the CURIOUS CONSCIOUS CONSUMER (CCC). This means customers who are willing to try new products and desire awareness and information about them which ultimately creates net new global demand for our products.

We Sell Go Africa branded products  in the USA on Amazon.com. Products launched between 2016 – 2018. (coffee, cashews, Chocolate covered cashews, peanuts, tiger nuts, and teas). We also provide Private label and white label products for retail and wholesale customers.

Nigerian News: Edo State Gov. opens production centre in Benin City

Large facility enabling the development in Edo State.

 

For more information Contact Mr. Richard Iyasere,  646 838-1330  ext 847 senior Director for African Affairs & promotions Email: RIyasere@GoAfricaLLC.com

Go Africa Nigeria:

  • Mulliner Towers, 7th floor, 39 Alfred Rewane Road Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
    • Phone +234 014489282

Go Africa meeting with Bacanda producers & Cacao Cooperatives from Trade Mission to Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire from 09/06/2017 – 09/14/2017

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Summary report and assessment of Trade Mission to Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire from 09/06/2017 – 09/14/2017

The Go Africa team arrived prior to the official start of the Trade mission in order to meet and establish relationships with the various Cacao Cooperatives and farmers outside of Abidjan.

 

Overall the Go Africa Team regards the mission as highly successful. As such we are working toward the launch of Go Africa® Dark Chocolate Covered Cashews in the nationally U.S. sometime in the early November timeframe (see attached draft document).

 

From 09/06 – 09/10/2017 we met with the following Individuals and Cacao Cooperatives

  • Bacanda producers and cooperatives 09/08 – 09/10/2017
  • Guy M’Bengue, CEO, APEX-CI
  • Sadiku Adjao, sadiku@unfpa.org United Nations Population fund

 

As a result of meetings with the various cooperatives, Go Africa pledged and delivered and investment of 500.00 USD on 09/11/2017 toward the Bacanda Farmers.

 

We will continue to work toward the following initiatives over an evolving timeframe:

  • Partnership agreement with the Bacanda cooperative
  • Securing the Exporter license and the structure involved in making such an arrangement work
  • Support for health & education for the cooperatives and producers which would be included in the partnership agreement (we are looking to time this in the Jan/Feb 2018 timeframe)

From 09/11 – 09/14 we met with the following individuals and entities as part of the official trade mission

 

  • Severin Kassarate, consultant, African Development bank
  • Gerard Amangoua, Deputy CEO, APEX CI
  • Glady Anoh, Strategic partnership Manager, APEX-CI
  • Kaldji Fadiga PhD, General Manager of International Trade, Ministry of Commerce & promotion.

 

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