Mosunmola Umoru

Independent Audit Committee

Mosunmola is an Agribusiness Entrepreneur and Industry thought leader based in Nigeria. She is a woman extremely passionate about food, farming and the community. She has a bachelor’s degree in Zoology from the Lagos State University, Nigeria. She has served as a youth consultant ambassador and advocate to the African Union Commission (Youth Division). She is the Founder and Chief Realization Officer, of Honeysuckles PTL Ventures, which engages principally in farming, food production, processing and distribution of a wide range of products. which works with a subsidiary arm, Farmshoppe TM, a retail store for freshly processed farm produce.

In 2009 she set up ABIRA Agribusiness Support Initiative to help bridge the gaps identified and to pursue youth involvement in the sector. Mosunmola has volunteered with Junior Achievement (JA); Facilitated training for the Lagos State Agricultural Youth Empowerment Institute Araga; Served as panelist and Youth Representative for West Africa, 17th Ordinary Summit of African Heads of States in Malabo (2011); Panellist, 2012 AGRF, Arusha, Tanzania; Guest Speaker, Imbuto Foundation, Rwanda (2011). She is an Ashoka Fellow; Goldman Sachs 10,000 women Scholar. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum. The Recipient of numerous honors and awards, including Desmond Tutu Fellowship (2015); Australian Government SVP Alum (2015). She currently, serves the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Nigeria as Senior Technical Adviser on Youth and Gender.