ABOUT US

Industrial Farmboy Limited – RC 1545574 is a subsidiary of Manywaters Group registered and operating since 2007. Our cash crop and commercial farms are insured by the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC). We farm and partner farmers in promoting food security in Nigeria with youth and rural dwellers inclusion. We have created an online farmers market and investment option for investment partners who desire to join hands in creating more opportunities for Agribusiness growth with increased value optimisation longterm, using technology as a driver.

Our company has invested over five million dollars in agricultural assets and operates as a social entrepreneurial establishment, with rural and urban integrated solutions. We are targeted at promoting and achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal 1, 2, 3. Bringing you a farm to table experience, in a climate friendly way. Our farm produce are cultivated in Nigeria within three of the six geo political zones in the country and fresh from the farm to you. We have options and expansion outlook to network  Sub-Saharan Africa on 100% healthy, hygienic and organic farm produce, boosting smart agripreneurship and food security in the region.

OUR VISION

RAISING 500 SMART FARMERS IN 10 YEARS

OUR THINKING

INTEGRATING WORLD CLASS SOLUTIONS TO A RICH AFRICAN HERITAGE AND COMMITTING TO AN EXCLUSIVE NETWORKING OF SHARP YOUNG MINDS, DISCIPLINED TOWARDS NEW WAYS OF EXCELLENCE IN AGRIBUSINESS

OUR MISSION

ACHIEVING FOOD SECURITY IN RURAL AREAS ACROSS AFRICA WITH CLIMATE SMART FARMING TECHNOLOGY

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FOUNDER AND LEAD PARTNER

Dr. Ope Omodanisi founded Manywaters Group in 2007 as a property development company and grew into Agribusiness in 2009 building capacity in both industries. He was born and raised in Northern Nigeria – Kaduna State, where his mother introduced farming to him at a tender age. Out of his entrepreneurial drive for uplifting people, farming and engagement in research, the need for Farmboy.Ng became very obvious. He is the Lead partner responsible for strategic decision making In the company. He was one of the Nigerian Delegates to Brazil led by Prof. Jerry Gana during Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Presidency. He is passionate about climate smart technology and its role in uplifting communities, youth development and businesses in Africa. Ope has served with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship from Babcock University with his Doctorial Thesis titled ” Smart Agripreneurship and Food Security In South-West Nigeria.”  He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Agribusiness Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He currently sits on the Board of leading tech start-ups in Canada, USA and Nigeria.

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CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

Ralph Ferreira is a highly experienced Rhodesian farmer who was the former General Manager for Banyana (Pty) Ltd. Mabule, Botswana. The Largest government of Botswana owned ranch. Beef Herd: Implemented 4 way breeding programme for 7000 breeding cow herd. He raised the calving percentage from 74% to 85% and Implemented emergency replacement bull program. He is also the former General Manager of Joubert and Son (Pty) Ltd. Inyati, Matabeleland Zimbabwe Controlled 70ha cropping programme of food irrigation specialised in crop production for export. He was also the Cropping Farm Manager Sigaro (Pty) Ltd. Harare, Mashonaland Zimbabwe Proprietor JL Kennedy Crops consisted of 1675ha dry land and 650ha overhead irrigation out of boreholes. Growing 23 various seed crops for National Tested Seeds (Pty) Ltd. These covered combinable crops as well as horticultural. He is a key asset to results for the consortium of Manwaters Group, Bara Group and PAAWA, meeting agricultural needs in sub-saharan Africa.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Gloria Oyesanya is the Business Development Manager of Farmboy.Ng. Prior to this, she had an 8 year working experience with the German Multinational Firm GFK Retail & Technology as the Assistant Finance Manager West Africa. She was responsible for the management of fixed assets, monthly retirements/reports for West African Countries. Gloria began her career in Standard Alliance Insurance Plc in 2008 and worked with the Finance and Investment Unit as the Investment Officer – Treasury & Investments. Gloria graduated from Babcock University with specialization in Information Resources Management; She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and has a Postgraduate Professional Diploma in Human Resource Management. Her research work on Business Intelligence, Information Flow and Organizational Success in MTN Nigeria, is a well sort after work in academic.

OUR PEOPLE

In Nigeria today 75% of the farmers own smallholder farms and 75% of those farms are weeded by hand. 90% of the weeding is done by women and 70% of farm children are forced to leave school and work in the agricultural sector at the peak of weeding and harvest. Farmboy.Ng is strategically placed to reduce the numbers and improve by 150% output per farm in the longterm. According to FAO – United Nations, agriculture remains the base of The Nigerian Economy providing the main source of livelihood for most Nigerians and employs two-thirds of the entire labour force, with production hurdles significantly stifling the performance of the sector. In embracing this opportunity, we work with global partners from off-takers, to technical advisers, agricultural information technology companies and agribusiness financial advisory teams. Underlying this expertise is our passion for Research and Development while humbly listening to our customers and farmers.

OUR PARTNERS

Partnership in our own term is a translation of our ideals and objectives ensuring mutual growth from a long term perspective. We maintain and value integrity, commitment, results and networking in our approach to agribusiness. They include but not limited to, Riparian Farming Limited, ARM, Daddo Commodities Limited, Agri Route Limited, Bondfield Nigeria Limited, UnoTelos, Aze Farming Limited, Bara Group, Precision Agribusiness Advisory West Africa Limited.

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TERMS OF SERVICE

Please note for sponsors that our Company runs 24hours everyday and 7days a week, therefore all Investment Agreements are signed to Investors within 48hours of Investment and pay out is done within 24hours on due date, irrespective of day of the week. In pursuant to our agreement, the Investor can choose the following options at the end of the investment cycle:

•Full withdrawal of sponsorship capital and interest.
•Withdrawal of interest only and reinvestment of sponsorship capital.
•Reinvestment of Sponsorship capital and interest.

In the event that the Investor after 3 months, requests to withdraw sum invested before the end of the investment cycle, we will still help to make sure the sum invested shall be paid in full to our sponsor investor without any interest within 7 days of request.