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FarmGrid Africa
12 min readOct 29, 2021

Farm Grid Africa is an organization of agricultural, veterinary, health, and tech experts with a particular interest in improving agriculture in Africa and promoting one health. The farm grid Project exists to improve health, optimize farm yields and increase farmers income, thus the team behind the scenes are dedicated to seeing the project to execution.

Pharm. Okokoh

Pharm. E.M.R Okokoh(mPSN) — Co-founder and CEO Farm Grid Africa

Pharm. Raymond Okokoh is a visionary leader and the driving force behind Farm Grid Africa, a groundbreaking agroTech platform dedicated to transforming the farming landscape in Africa. With a deep passion for sustainable agriculture and a commitment to addressing food scarcity and safety, he has emerged as a prominent figure in the agroTech industry.

As a dedicated Co-founder, he is leading the charge at Farm Grid Africa, a pioneering AgroTech company. With expertise Pharmacy and excellent knowledge of antibiotics and substance misuse in farm animals, he brings invaluable knowledge to the table.

Currently pursuing his postgraduate studies at the esteemed University of Wurzburg in Germany, Pharm. Okokoh is constantly expanding his understanding of current best practices, scientific research, agricultural practices and technologies. His commitment to excellence is evident as he strives to position Farm Grid Africa as a leader in the industry.

Passionate about realizing the dreams of Farm Grid Africa, Pharm. Okokoh invites everyone to join him in this endeavor. With his vision and drive, he aims to revolutionize the AgroTech sector and create a lasting impact on food production and sustainability.

Pharm. Raymond Okokoh is determined to bring about positive change in the AgroTech industry, and he seeks the support of like-minded individuals and organizations to transform the Farm Grid Africa vision into a reality.

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/pharmacistraymondokokoh

Facebook:

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Instagram:

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Twitter:

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Solomon Joboson

Solomon Joboson, Co-founder and CTO of Farm Grid Africa

Solomon Joboson is an accomplished web developer with a specialization in HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Tailwind, JavaScript, React, and NodeJs. As the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Farm Grid Africa, Solomon brings his exceptional skills and expertise to lead our technology-driven initiatives.

With a keen eye for design and a deep understanding of user experience, Solomon is passionate about creating captivating and stunning digital solutions. His commitment to delivering intuitive user experiences ensures that our platform is user-friendly and accessible to all.

Solomon’s proficiency in front-end and back-end development languages allows him to build robust and scalable web applications. His extensive knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as React and NodeJs enables him to develop dynamic and interactive features that enhance the functionality and performance of our platform.

As a tech enthusiast, Solomon stays updated with the latest industry trends and emerging technologies. He continuously explores innovative tools and techniques to optimize our technology stack and improve our overall development process. His forward-thinking approach ensures that Farm Grid Africa remains at the forefront of technological advancements in the AgroTech industry.

With a strong commitment to quality, Solomon ensures that our web development practices adhere to industry standards and best practices. He emphasizes clean code, efficient algorithms, and rigorous testing to deliver high-performing and reliable solutions.

Beyond his technical skills, Solomon is a valuable team player and a natural problem-solver. He collaborates closely with cross-functional teams, including designers, engineers, and stakeholders, to translate business requirements into functional and visually appealing web applications.

Solomon’s dedication and expertise contribute significantly to Farm Grid Africa’s mission of revolutionizing the agricultural sector through technology. With his innovative mindset and passion for creating exceptional digital experiences, Solomon plays a vital role in shaping the technological landscape of our platform.

In his role as CTO, Solomon envisions and executes the technological roadmap for Farm Grid Africa, ensuring that our platform remains cutting-edge, scalable, and secure. His leadership and technical acumen drive our team towards achieving excellence in AgroTech innovation.

With Solomon Joboson as our CTO, Farm Grid Africa is poised to transform the AgroTech industry with groundbreaking technological solutions that empower farmers, enhance food production, and contribute to sustainable agricultural development.

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/solomon-joboson-7a185b1ab

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/solomon.joboson

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/solomonchiakonam/

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/Solobachi?t=mR1RUgAv-zAGeYhbLQ0Ieg&s=09

Dr. OKokoh

Dr. Emmanuel Okokoh — Co-founder and Director of Veterinary Services, Farm Grid Africa

Dr. Emmanuel Okokoh is a distinguished veterinarian and a co-founder of Farm Grid Africa. As the Chief Veterinarian, he plays a pivotal role in overseeing the health and well-being of livestock and other food animals within our organization.

With a deep passion for promoting “One Health” principles, Dr. Okokoh advocates for the holistic approach to animal rearing and management that considers the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health. His expertise lies in implementing practices that ensure the optimal health, welfare, and productivity of farm animals while minimizing the impact on the environment.

As the coordinator of Farm Grid Test farms, Dr. Okokoh leads the implementation of innovative farming techniques and sustainable practices. He actively seeks ways to improve animal husbandry, nutrition, disease prevention, and overall management strategies to ensure the highest standards of animal care.

Dr. Okokoh’s commitment to promoting healthy rearing practices aligns with Farm Grid Africa’s vision of sustainable agriculture. By prioritizing animal welfare and employing best veterinary practices, he plays a crucial role in fostering a safe and secure food production system.

Beyond his veterinary expertise, Dr. Okokoh is an ardent advocate for environmental conservation. He recognizes the importance of preserving and protecting the natural resources that sustain agriculture. His knowledge and dedication to environmental stewardship contribute to Farm Grid Africa’s commitment to sustainable farming practices and the conservation of biodiversity.

As a leader in the veterinary field, Dr. Okokoh actively engages in research, education, and collaboration with industry professionals. He stays updated on the latest advancements in veterinary medicine and incorporates evidence-based approaches into the animal health programs of Farm Grid Africa.

Dr. Emmanuel Okokoh’s unwavering dedication to promoting “One Health” principles and sustainable agriculture makes him an invaluable asset to Farm Grid Africa. Through his leadership and expertise, he ensures that our organization remains at the forefront of responsible animal rearing practices and contributes to the overall well-being of humans, animals, and the environment.

With Dr. Okokoh as the Chief Veterinarian of Farm Grid Africa, we are confident in our ability to revolutionize the AgroTech industry by combining the best veterinary practices with cutting-edge technology, all while promoting the health of livestock and the preservation of our natural resources.

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-e-t-okokoh-2b18a2184

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/okokoh.emmanuel

Instagram:

https://instagram.com/okokohemmanuel

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/dokokoh

Mercy

Mercy Ihediohamma — Farm Intervention Manager, Farm Grid Africa

Mercy is an exceptional professional with a diverse background and a passion for promoting good health, total well-being, and blockchain technology. With a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Mercy brings a unique perspective to her role in the agrotech industry.

Having previously worked as a medical representative at Chanrai healthcare limited/Bharat Serum and Vaccines for three years, Mercy possesses valuable experience in the healthcare sector. Her expertise in organizational management, team coordination, and interpersonal skills sets her apart as a capable and adaptable leader.

In today’s fast-paced world, where topics such as blockchain and cryptography are at the forefront of technological advancements, having a team member like Mercy is invaluable. Her technological savvy and skill set allow her to quickly adapt to new trends and effectively leverage them for the success of any project she undertakes.

Mercy’s enthusiasm for exploring innovative solutions and leveraging blockchain technology positions her as a forward-thinking individual, always seeking ways to optimize processes and drive positive change. Her ability to combine work experiences with her passion for emerging technologies makes her a valuable asset in the agrotech industry.

With Mercy’s exceptional skill acquisition, adaptability, and dedication, she is well-equipped to navigate the dynamic landscape of the agricultural sector. Her commitment to Farm Grid’s mission and her ability to leverage her expertise in promoting good health and well-being make her an integral part of the team.

As the Farm Intervention Manager, Mercy plays a vital role in driving the success of Farm Grid Africa. Her keen understanding of blockchain technology, coupled with her organizational and interpersonal skills, allows her to effectively manage farm interventions, implement sustainable practices, and contribute to the overall growth of the organization.

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/mercy-ihediohamma-61a09a1b0

Facebook:

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Instagram:

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Twitter:

https://mobile.twitter.com/kitsonchizoba

Nneli Chieloka — UI/UX Designer, Farm Grid Africa

Chieloka is a talented visual and motion designer with a passion for creating captivating digital experiences. Based in Nigeria, Nneli brings a unique blend of creativity and technical expertise to his role.

With a keen eye for aesthetics and a deep understanding of user-centered design principles, Nneli excels at crafting intuitive and visually appealing interfaces. His proficiency in UI/UX design enables him to create seamless and engaging user experiences that enhance Farm Grid Africa’s digital platforms.

Nneli’s passion for technology and decentralized finance (DeFi) further fuels his drive to stay at the forefront of industry trends and advancements. His expertise in leveraging the latest design tools and techniques ensures that Farm Grid Africa’s digital products are not only visually stunning but also aligned with the needs and expectations of users.

As the UI/UX Designer, Nneli plays a pivotal role in shaping the user interface and user experience of Farm Grid Africa’s applications and platforms. By conducting user research, prototyping, and iterating designs, he ensures that every interaction with Farm Grid’s digital assets is intuitive, visually pleasing, and optimized for user satisfaction.

With his creative flair, technical skills, and passion for technology, Nneli contributes to Farm Grid Africa’s mission to revolutionize the AgroTech industry. His commitment to delivering exceptional user experiences helps to attract and retain users, driving engagement and success for the company.

Through Nneli’s expertise, Farm Grid Africa’s digital presence is elevated, making it more accessible and appealing to users. With his contributions, Farm Grid Africa can effectively communicate its vision, engage its audience, and deliver a seamless digital experience that enhances user satisfaction.

Nneli Chieloka’s profile exemplifies his dedication to innovative design and his commitment to creating remarkable user experiences. His expertise and passion position him as a valuable asset to Farm Grid Africa, driving the company’s digital design strategy and ensuring that user-centric design principles are at the forefront of all initiatives.

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nneli-chieloka-john-mary-43000a199

Gbanite Jennifer Chiemerie — Social Media Manager, Farm Grid Africa

Jennifer is a dynamic professional with a passion for digital marketing and content creation. As a graduate of Public Administration from the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu, she brings a unique blend of administrative skills and creative flair to her role.

With her expertise in social media management, Gbanite excels at developing engaging content strategies and implementing effective marketing campaigns across various social media platforms. Her in-depth knowledge of audience targeting and trend analysis enables her to create compelling content that resonates with Farm Grid Africa’s target audience.

As a talented content creator and blogger, Gbanite has a keen eye for storytelling and an ability to craft captivating narratives that highlight the mission and values of Farm Grid Africa. She leverages her skills in writing, photography, and video editing to produce visually appealing and informative content that drives engagement and builds brand awareness.

Gbanite’s role as the Social Media Manager is not limited to content creation. She also possesses strong community management skills, fostering meaningful connections with Farm Grid Africa’s followers and responding to their inquiries and feedback in a timely and professional manner. By actively engaging with the online community, she helps to cultivate a positive brand image and strengthen customer relationships.

With her expertise in social media management, Gbanite plays a pivotal role in enhancing Farm Grid Africa’s online presence and driving its digital marketing efforts. Through strategic planning, creative content creation, and effective audience engagement, she contributes to the growth and success of the company in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Gbanite Jennifer’s profile showcases her multifaceted skills as a content creator, blogger, and social media manager. With her passion for digital marketing and her ability to connect with audiences, she elevates Farm Grid Africa’s social media platforms, driving engagement, and promoting the company’s mission and values to a wider audience.

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/jenny.gbanite.7

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/Ada_gbanite/

Twitter:

https://mobile.twitter.com/miss_gbanite

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenny-gbanite-77892819a

Ugochukwu Okafor — Public Health Affairs Cordinator, Farm Grid Africa

Ugochukwu is an accomplished Clinical Scientist with extensive experience in medical laboratory management, public health, and reproductive health. With over six years of professional experience, Ugochukwu has made significant contributions in the field of healthcare.

Ugochukwu’s expertise lies in medical laboratory practices, where he has demonstrated exceptional skills in managing laboratory operations, conducting diagnostics, and ensuring the delivery of accurate results. His dedication to maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety in healthcare settings has earned him recognition as a trusted professional in his field.

In addition to his laboratory expertise, Ugochukwu is deeply committed to public health and reproductive health initiatives. His passion for improving the well-being of communities is evident through his involvement in various programs aimed at addressing public health challenges and promoting reproductive health education.

Notably, Ugochukwu has achieved recognition as a W.H.O Certified Record Achiever for his outstanding contributions in country planning against the COVID-19 pandemic. His meticulous planning, strategic coordination, and implementation of preventive measures have played a crucial role in mitigating the impact of the virus and safeguarding public health.

As the Public Health Affairs Coordinator at Farm Grid Africa, Ugochukwu leverages his wealth of knowledge and experience to develop and implement health-focused initiatives. His responsibilities include designing and executing programs that promote the health and well-being of farmers, ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations, and fostering partnerships with relevant organizations in the public health sector.

Ugochukwu’s profile reflects his passion for healthcare, public health, and reproductive health. His ability to combine his expertise in clinical science with his dedication to improving community health makes him an invaluable asset to Farm Grid Africa. Through his contributions, Ugochukwu plays a vital role in advancing Farm Grid’s mission to promote sustainable agriculture, One health and improve the overall well-being of farmers and communities.

With Ugochukwu’s exceptional leadership skills, commitment to excellence, and extensive experience in the healthcare field, he is well-positioned to drive impactful public health initiatives and contribute to the success of Farm Grid Africa’s endeavors.

Twitter:

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Facebook:

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Monday

Engrr. Monday Okokoh — Front-end Web Developer

Engrr. Monday Okokoh is a skilled front-end web developer with expertise in HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, React, and NodeJs. With a passion for technology and a keen eye for design, Monday excels in creating captivating and intuitive user experiences.

As an Associate Programmer, Monday collaborates with cross-functional teams to implement innovative solutions that meet the organization’s objectives. He combines his technical expertise with a deep understanding of user experience principles to ensure that every interaction with Farm Grid Africa’s digital platforms is seamless and engaging.

With a focus on user-centric design and an eye for detail, Monday plays a crucial role in shaping Farm Grid Africa’s digital products. By implementing best practices and staying updated on the latest industry trends, he ensures that the user experience is optimized for satisfaction and usability.

Through his dedication and passion for creating captivating user experiences, Monday contributes to Farm Grid Africa’s mission of revolutionizing the AgroTech industry. His expertise in front-end web development empowers the company to deliver cutting-edge digital solutions that captivate users and enhance their overall experience.

Engrr. Monday Okokoh’s profile exemplifies his commitment to excellence in front-end web development and his passion for creating remarkable user experiences. With his technical skills and enthusiasm for technology, he plays a vital role in Farm Grid Africa’s digital transformation, contributing to the company’s success in providing innovative and user-friendly solutions.

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/monday-okokoh-868782181

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005004198260&mibextid=ZbWKwL

Instagram:
https://instagram.com/okokohchristian?igshid=MzNlNGNkZWQ4Mg==

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/OOkokoh?t=J8oMVfUObSJQ_XGRJjDQ8w&s=09

Professional Members

These professional members, along with experts from other relevant fields, form a cohesive and collaborative team at Farm Grid. Together, we are committed to revolutionizing the AgroTech industry and addressing the challenges of food production, sustainability, and agricultural development.

With their collective knowledge, expertise, and passion, our professional members are integral to Farm Grid’s success in realizing our vision of a more efficient, sustainable, and equitable agricultural sector.

https://farmgrid.org/professional-members/

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FarmGrid Africa

Farm Grid is an organization of Agro-Tech experts that promote one health by assisting Farmers achieve their goal of healthy and safe food and livestock.