A recipient of the ‘Achiever in Agriculture Award’ at the Nigeria Agriculture Awards 2015, Ada Osakwe is an avid player in the agricultural value chain, with particular focus on agroprocessing, business strategy and agri-investment.

Ada is a First Class Graduate of Economics from the University of Hull, UK and has held strategic positions at policy level – one of which was being Senior Advisor to the former Minister of Agriculture, now President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina.

A Pioneer Fellow of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ada was recently inducted as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. She bagged the Groves Gift in Economics (2003) and was listed in the “Forbes’ 20 Power Women in Africa”, December 2014.