3rd Cassava World Africa

10-11 Oct, 2017 - Lusaka, ZAMBIA

Radisson Blu Hotel Lusaka
About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Ms. Oluyemisi Iranloye

Oluyemisi Iranloye was born on the 8th of November 1970; she joined the employment of EKHA AGRO Farms Limited in 2002 as Senior Manager Project. She obtained a B. TECH in Biochemistry from Federal University of Technology, Minna in 1997 and M.SC in Biochemistry from The University of Ibadan 2000. Due to her wonderful performance as arrow head in the company‚Äôs dream project, she was made the pioneering Executive Director of Ekha agro processing Ltd in 2004. Ekha agro processing ltd was the first company to use cassava to produce glucose syrup in West Africa and the second in Africa. 

She has attended several management training courses in Nigeria and abroad amongst which is the Nigerian SME Equity Investment for International Trade and Development in 2005 at El Camino College, Torrence, California USA. She was a member of the Presidential Committee on Cassava Development and Utilization in Nigeria between 2005 and 2007, and member of the 2006 UNIDO/Ministry of Commerce Committee that wrote the blue print for Cassava development in Nigeria.

Yemisi love for agriculture made her to incorporated Psaltry International Limited in year 2005 to carry on the business of consultancy and commercial farming and after her voluntary early retirement from Ekha agro processing in July 2011, She became the Managing Director of Psaltry International Ltd a cassava based food grade starch/flour factory at Ado Awaye in Oyo state. A company with about 500 out growers farming over 2000ha of farm land with  a back up  company cassava farm of 500ha.

In 2007 she won the award for the best orally presented presentation at the Global cassava partnership conference held at Gent, Belgium organized by FAO, Gate foundation, IITA etc. In July 2010 she was recognized as a leading Female entrepreneur in Nigeria by the United State Department of State and therefore attended the African Women Entrepreneurial Program AWEP in Washington DC, USA. Yemisi is currently the President of AWEP Nigeria Chapter and a member of the prestigious alumni.state.org.  

Ms. Oluyemisi Iranloye, Chief Executive Officer
Psaltry International Company Limited
Processing Challenges & Market for Starch & Syrup in West Africa
Day 1 [Tue 10, October], at 03:50 PM