Opolo Global and Centre for Dryland Agriculture, Bayero University, Kano Sign Memorandum of Collaboration .

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Opolo Global Innovation Limited has signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) with the Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA), Bayero University, Kano. The signing ceremony took place on the university campus and marked a significant milestone in the pursuit of sustainable agricultural practices and technological advancements in Nigeria.

The MoC signing ceremony was attended by representatives from both Opolo Global and Bayero University. Mr. Deji Ajani, Head, Special Projects Division at Opolo Global, represented the company, while Prof. Mahmoud Umar Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor,  Management Services at Bayero University, Kano represented the institution. The MoC was officially signed by Prof. Jibrin Mohammed Jibrin, the Director of the Centre for Dryland Agriculture.

This collaboration will facilitate knowledge and expertise exchange, capacity building, joint research initiatives, and innovation scaling in sustainable agriculture and natural resource management.

Opolo Global brings its expertise in technological innovation, research commercialization and entrepreneurship to the collaboration. The company has a track record of implementing groundbreaking projects and fostering partnerships that drive positive change across various sectors. Through this partnership with the Centre for Dryland Agriculture, Opolo Global aims to harness its resources and capabilities to support the incubation, development and adoption of innovative research outcomes on sustainable agricultural practices in Nigeria’s dryland regions.

The Centre for Dryland Agriculture at Bayero University, Kano, a World Bank-supported African Centre of Excellence, is renowned for its research and development initiatives focused on dryland agriculture. The center is dedicated to reducing poverty, improving agricultural productivity, enhancing food and nutrition security and mitigating climate change impacts in West and Central Africa sub region. By partnering with Opolo Global, the Centre aims to integrate innovation, enterprise and   technological advancements into its research and extension services, enabling farmers to optimize their agricultural practices and improve livelihoods.


L-R: Deji Ajani, Head Social Impact Opolo Global Innovation, Prof Mahmood Umar Sanni, DVC Management Sciences, signing is Prof Jibrin Mohammed Jibrin, Director of CDA

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