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Musa Sanu-Konteh

Musa Sanu-Konteh

VES MAIZE PRODUCTION AND MARKETING ENTERPRISE 

A national commercial maize farm in Makeni that cultivates improved and processed maize for Sierra Leoneans poultry farmers.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Established a farmer owned maize farm with a projected 50 hectares of maize farm land;
  • 10,000 kg marketed in August and September 2017 and 30,000 kg to be marketed in December 2017;
  • 30 youths engaged in one year of operation in the maize fields along the value chain;
  • Contributes in reducing crimes associated with youth unemployment and frustration in the community;
  • A registered and certified business with the Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) of Sierra Leone;
  • Fertilizer aid received from the MAFFS of Sierra Leone;
  • Contributed in influencing the formation of Association of Maize farmers/Growers in Bombali District and beyond (formation is in progress in collaboration with MAFFS).
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Industry Agribusiness
Title Founder & Executive Director
MBA 2016/17 - Makeni, Sierra Leone

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