An Agribusiness and mangement programme with practical commercial farm that serves the purpose of teaching, research and bridging the gap in supply of agricultural commodities (rice, cucumber, cassava, garden egg, maize, plantain, oil palm and bannana). It is a project of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo Ebonyi State, Nigeria faculty of Agriculture. The farm project is sole operated and funded using the Faculty of Agriculture multi-purpose cooperative society Ltd (FAG-FUNAI MPCS LTD) where staff and the public are welcomed to buy shares.
This Agribusiness venture is fully operational already and steadily growing. It is quite innovative as it is an integrated farming approach like that of Shonghai but yet to fully mature.
- Oil palm
- Garden Egg
Location(s) of Innovation Platform in Nigeria
- Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
Participating States, Villages and Institutions
The participating villages currently are Ikwo, Abakaliki, Izzii, Ehugbo, Edda, Ezza, Ohaukwu, Effium and Ezzamgbo while the participating states are Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia, Imo, Anambra and Cross River states.
The participating institutions currently are Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike, Ikwo Ebonyi State, Nigeria, Ebonyi state university Abakaliki, Nigeria, Imo state University Owerri, Nigeria and Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia state, Nigeria.
Date of Establishment
Status of Innovation Platform
Phase of Innovation Platform Progress
Description of Innovations
Integrated farming tehnique:
cooperative principle in profit sharing: