Online Programmes
Understanding the Agribusiness Value Chain
4 days
Start Date
May 25 2021

This 4-day programme focuses on understanding the agribusiness value chain as well as exposing participants to the viability of the different agribusiness value chain. The programme provides a new way of perceiving and interpreting reality for the sector’s managers and leaders. The purpose is to help managers and leaders abandon the perceptions that have defined their performance to date while giving them new tools for interpreting the realities of today’s agribusiness environment.

The program will take you away from the traditional mindset to the much more pragmatic system approach or strategic thinking mindset. The aim is to provide participants with knowledge and business skills of operating a typical agribusiness value chain in Africa.

The format of this 4-day programme has been designed recognizing the participant’s busy schedule. The participant also learns without group or peer pressure, as all participants may or may not have prior knowledge of investing in the agricultural sector. The learning model will be based on the use of case study method and practical experience sharing.

Key Learning Outcome

The aim is to provide participants with a broad knowledge of the agribusiness sector with a view to understanding the uniqueness of the sector and understanding the long term viability of investing in the sector. The course opens participants and investors to the challenges, opportunities, and diversity of the agribusiness value chain.


Programme Curriculum

  • Introduction to agribusiness value chain
  • Overview of Nigeria’s Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector
  • Sourcing and Preparing for Loan/Funds/Grants/Aids as a |Start-up: requirements for sourcing Funds from DMB, BOA, CBN Anchor Borrower
  • Critical/ thinking and understanding the agribusiness value chain/Getting Started in the Agri-Value Chain
  • Understanding the Cassava Value Chain: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Understanding the Cat Fish/Scaly Fish Value Chain: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Understanding the Pig Value Chain: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Understanding Investment Opportunities/Challenges in Dairy, Ruminants Sheep and Goats Farming 

Target Audience

This program is designed to benefit:

Junior and senior executives, agribusiness entrepreneurs, operators in the distribution, packaging, sales, and marketing and logistics in the agribusiness sector. The course also is useful for those in different sectors that are about retiring to the agricultural sector. The seminar is open to owner-managers, senior executives/managers, and other professionals without agricultural science background, knowledge or skills, who are interested in entering the agribusiness sector.



  • Dr. Ikechukwu Kelikume: Academic Director – Agribusiness, LBS Faculty
  • Mr. Collin Okwor: Group Head, Operations at Wicklow Group
  • Mrs. Victoria Madedor; Head Agribusiness & FMCG-BOI Investment and Trust Co.
  • Mr. Agbola Bolade: Agribusiness Consultant
  • Dr. Rotimi Akinlolu – AGM & Head, Sales & Marketing – Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group
  • Dr. Jide Adedeji, Founder, Easy Sources Nig. Ltd.
  • Dr. Isaac Orolugbagbe: LBS Faculty & Chairman Fastizers Foods and Confectionery Ltd.
  • Mr. M.D. Abubakar – Owner, L-AND-Z INTEGRATED FARMS NIG. LTD
Contact Us
× How can I help you?