GSEC 2013. JORSEY ASHBEL FARMS (JAF) ...Bridging the protein gap!. Mene Blessing (Co-founder) Ayuba Ashbel (Co-founder). 80,000,000 rural people. PROTEIN-ENERGY MALNUTRITION (PEM). What is the BIG problem?.
JORSEY ASHBEL FARMS (JAF)
...Bridging the protein gap!
Mene Blessing (Co-founder)
What is the BIG problem?
JAF produces & sells Nigeria’s most affordable, culturally suitable, healthy livestock products that improve the health of mothers, children and the family.
e.g. Ota Farms, Zartech Farms Ltd, etc
Expensive raw material (corn)
7M Tonnes of mangoes
DECENTRALIZED; COMMUNITY GRASSROOT APPROACH
Revenue for Women Vendors
Chicken, Eggs etc
Revenue for Local Youth Groups.
Local Youth Group
25-30 tonnes/Youth Group/Yr
Mr. Akin & His Team
2.Gombe State Government Policy on Agriculture:
3. Raw Materials: No direct Labour Cost, No Transportation & Logistics Cost/Problems
Women & children benefit
$53 for $1 invested
2. Reduced Malnutrition.
3. Increased quality of life
Multi-disciplinary / Experienced
USE OF FUNDS:
Farm Lands & Equipment Purchase=$25,000
Purchasing Exclusive License to Feeds Technology=$10,000
Business Operations & Human Resource =$15,000
Humanities greatest advances are not in its discoveries,
but how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity!