FAO REGIONAL CONFERENCE FOR AFRICA
TWENTY-EIGHTH SESSION
TUNIS, TUNISIA, 26 MARCH 2014
SIDE EVENT ON:YOUTH AND DEVELOPMENT...
• Tepebo farms is located at No 3 Orelaja street,
opposite Ilese Army barrack, Isade Ijebu.Ogun
State.
• Tepebo farms is a...
• The farm plans to market a complete line of
catfish products and packages including live
fish hamper, value added catfis...
OUR CAPACITY
• There are total of 14 ponds
• The small pond serves as the growing pond for
fingerlings to juvenile and the...
FARM OVERVIEW
• After the second cycle of six month and
impressive sales figure, the lesson
learnt/challenges of sourcing fingerlings
ou...
HATCHERY
To increase my product line and with the gift of 3
smoking kiln from the Federal Ministry of
Agriculture and Rural Develop...
SMOKING KILN
TEPEBO SMOKED FISH
PROCESSING SHED FOR SMOKED FISH
DIVERSIFYING: KALAHARI RED GOAT
Irrigating Plantain with waste water.
CHALLENGES
• LAND ACQUISITION AND OWNERSHIP:
expansion program is dependent on this.
• FUNDS : needed for new construction...
RECOMMENDATION
• Youth friendly Agricultural policies (GES and
Youwin) etc.
• Easy access to funds/capital (soft loan and
...
THANK YOU FOR LISTENING
• I AM NIGERIAN
• I AM YOUNG
AND
• I AM A FARMER!
GOD BLESS NIGERIA, GOD BLESS AFRICA!
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28th FAO ARC: Side event on youth aquaculture and livestock- nigerian youth

  1. 1. FAO REGIONAL CONFERENCE FOR AFRICA TWENTY-EIGHTH SESSION TUNIS, TUNISIA, 26 MARCH 2014 SIDE EVENT ON:YOUTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF AQUACULTURE AND LIVESTOCK IN AFRICA ADENUGA, ADENIYI ADEDEJI TÈPÉBÓ FARMS Adenuga.adedeji@yahoo.com
  2. 2. • Tepebo farms is located at No 3 Orelaja street, opposite Ilese Army barrack, Isade Ijebu.Ogun State. • Tepebo farms is a subsidiary of Tepebo international limited, a registered limited liability company. The farm is operating on about a three plots of land. • Tepebo farms was established 2 years ago as Youth Corps member serving in Oyo State, • The initial startup capital came from my parents, church cooperative loan and part of the 'popular allawe' from youth service .
  3. 3. • The farm plans to market a complete line of catfish products and packages including live fish hamper, value added catfish, packaged smoked catfish and make fish available for local consumption and international market.
  4. 4. OUR CAPACITY • There are total of 14 ponds • The small pond serves as the growing pond for fingerlings to juvenile and the big pond serves as the grow out pond. • The big ponds can conveniently occupy 1500 post juveniles till harvest. • We produce 15 tons per cycle and a capacity of 30 tons per annum.
  5. 5. FARM OVERVIEW
  6. 6. • After the second cycle of six month and impressive sales figure, the lesson learnt/challenges of sourcing fingerlings outside the farm, I re-invested my turn over to construct a standard hatchery ,this was done using local initiative of a smart plumber and copying the standard imported ones in the market.
  7. 7. HATCHERY
  8. 8. To increase my product line and with the gift of 3 smoking kiln from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, we decided to package smoke fish that will meet not only with local/national market but also compete internationally.
  9. 9. SMOKING KILN
  10. 10. TEPEBO SMOKED FISH
  11. 11. PROCESSING SHED FOR SMOKED FISH
  12. 12. DIVERSIFYING: KALAHARI RED GOAT
  13. 13. Irrigating Plantain with waste water.
  14. 14. CHALLENGES • LAND ACQUISITION AND OWNERSHIP: expansion program is dependent on this. • FUNDS : needed for new constructions of ponds, feeding and other working capital. • MARKET: Fish is a highly perishable product and must be sold either fresh or smoked quickly to preserve the quality and customer satisfaction.
  15. 15. RECOMMENDATION • Youth friendly Agricultural policies (GES and Youwin) etc. • Easy access to funds/capital (soft loan and starter pack). • Creation of markets for products. • Mentoring and following up • Capacity building and training.
  16. 16. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING • I AM NIGERIAN • I AM YOUNG AND • I AM A FARMER! GOD BLESS NIGERIA, GOD BLESS AFRICA!

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