The African Agribusiness Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015

Capt. James Gichaga Karanja of Freshco Ltd, a KE Chapter member, won The African Agribusiness Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015, which is conferred by MM Inc. every year during the Making Markets Matter Training program to an agribusiness entrepreneur whose efforts have made an outstanding positive impact on African rural communities. The event took place at the Lord Charles Hotel, Sommerset West, Cape Town in the Republic of South Africa on 14/5/2015.

The award was established in 2008 through the generous gift of Dr. Akin Adesina (the current Nigerian Minister for Agriculture& Rural Development).The award recognizes the invaluable role played by small and medium-size private enterprises in the continent’s long-term, sustainable development.

Please see the attached photographs that were taken during the event. You may also please follow the following link to get more information regarding the award: