Video Interview: Olawale Opeyemi

Olawale Rotimi Opeyemi, CEO & Founder of JR Farms Africa, sat down with the Africa Policy Journal for an interview during his visit for the 2019 MIT Africa Innovate Conference. JR Farms Africa has agribusiness operations in Nigeria, Rwanda, United States and Zambia respectively. In Nigeria JR Farms operates cassava value chain processing centers while from Rwanda they process, package, and export coffee to various parts of the world.



Listen to audio of this interview on our Soundcloud below

2 thoughts on “Video Interview: Olawale Opeyemi

  • July 28, 2019 at 7:05 PM

    Great job, Rotimi! Your story is inspiring. I look forward to you contributing your wealth of experience and knowledge to develop the Agricultural value chain across Africa.

  • July 28, 2019 at 7:55 AM

    Olawale Rotimi Opeyemi, are truly and inspiration to so many . And as is always the case with men of your caliber , (people like you with vision , purpose , mental agility and sustained focus to plan , execute and maintain a great project, ) , the positive ripple effects of your achievements is incredible. I place you in the same class as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. My lifelong heroes . Men of INTEGRITY , uncorrupted by their wealth. As I look around and see the plethora of mental midgets that abound in Nigeria as “ leaders of industry “ and political leaders included , it’s easy , so very easy to become despondent and overwhelmed with a sense of hopelessness. These are the times I hold the three of you up as examples to my three children. Buffet, Gates , Opeyemi . Thank God men of this type of metal still exist publicly.

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