Mosunmola Umoru

Mosunmola is an Agribusiness entrepreneur and Industry thought leader based in Nigeria.

She is extremely passionate about food, farming and the community. Her dream Is for Nigeria to attain national food security.

A vision she believes can be attained through increased investment in the education of youths and women especially within the local communities.

Mosunmola is the Founder and Chief Realization Officer, of the growing retail brand Farmshoppe™ which engages principally in farming, food production, processing and distribution of a wide range of fresh food and packaged products in Nigeria.

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). An alumnus of the Pan African University under the Enterprise Development Center (CEM) and Alum of the Stanford School or Earth.

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 with the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Mosunmola serves on the board of a few growing businesses in Nigeria.

She is Recipient of numerous honours and awards, including: Desmond Tutu Fellowship (2015); Australian Government SVP Alum (2015); International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) of the U.S States Dept.

In December 2016 she was appointed as the first ever Senior Technical Adviser on Youth and Gender in the office of the Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural development in Nigeria a role she served dutifully to May 2019.

She has since returned to her constituency and is currently involved with the development of Commercial Agribusiness Projects in Nigeria.