Ayodele Olorunfemi is a professional agribusiness educator and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Agribusiness Management, an organization that is on the frontline of executive agricultural education in Nigeria. His firm provides certifications that help improve the expertise and productivity of agriculturists in Nigeria with industry certifications such as “Certified Agribusiness Professionals CAP”, “Certified Agricultural Consultant CAC”, “Certified Organic Farmer COF”, “Certified Beverage Professionals CBF”, “Certified Livestock Manager” “Certified Professional Agronomist” and “Certified Farm Manager CFM”.
Since 2009, Ayodele has been the lead trainer involved in the certifications of over 1200 agricultural professionals working in Local governments and State Ministries of Agriculture in Nigeria. His certifications have made lots of public sector agriculturists in Nigeria to be better professionals and helping in driving Nigeria’s quest for a sustainable local economy built around agribusiness.
His current project is the development of an Online Agribusiness University using the Massive Open Online Course (MOCC) model that will provide video lectures and certifications in English, French, Swahili, Yoruba across Africa.
He is a hosted scientist by the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority to the Global Forum for Innovation in Agriculture (GFIA 2016) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates