I am..

First name / Last name

Olawale Olugbade

Country

About me

fields of expertise

Agro-ecology, Sustainable Development.

I´m constantly looking for

Up scaling business management skills, and funding opportunities

My profile

Olugbade Olawale Joshua has over 4 years of experience in Agro-ecology. Currently, Joshua is the Co-founder of Prefer Culture Farm, where he focuses on: resource mobilization through proposal writing, enhancing internal consistency and infrastructural planning, monitor resource performance for quality control, budget and time, production of diverse species of mushroom spawn, recruitment and in-service training of all staff and oversee farm to market operations.
He has been involved in the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN Africa) and volunteered for the organization of its yearly conference (Ghana 2016, Nigeria 2017 and Zimbabwe 2018). Joshua is one of the 35 Trainers to deliver the Ecovillage Design Education in Africa. Joshua also participated in Youth Social Innovation for Resilient Communities, an Erasmus+ project were he shared ideas with other youths in Africa.
Joshua holds a Bachelors Degree in Estate Management and is well on his way of obtaining his Masters. He is committed to providing social entrepreneurship opportunities as a possible solution to the growing rate of unemployment in rural Africa. Joshua plans to integrate learning into his social business and train other young people.