Institute of Agribusiness Management Nigeria

The Institute of Agribusiness Management Nigeria (IAMN) is the Number ONE professional organization dedicated to serving Agribusiness Executives, Commercial Farmers, Agriculturists, Entrepreneurs, Researchers, Administrators, Consultants, and other professionals involved in the food and agricultural value chains in Nigeria. With a strong commitment to promoting growth and development in the agribusiness industry, IAMN serves as a premier intellectual platform for fostering trade, enhancing capacity building, and facilitating enterprise activities within the sector.



The institute offers a well-defined membership structure designed to cater to the diverse needs of Agrifood professionals in Nigeria and beyond.  IAMN has three distinct membership categories, each requiring specific academic qualifications and professional experiences. These categories are as follows: Fellow, Member and Corporate. Through these categories, IAMN ensures that agribusiness professionals can access membership services that align with their specific career and business development needs.

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IAMN Membership supports professionals with tailored services to advance their careers, engage in networking activities and stay abreast of industry developments. Some of the benefits of IAMN Membership include: Annual Practice License which is a credential that showcases member’s adherence to the highest standards of the profession, Zonal Training Workshops for Members, Monthly Agribusiness Executive Magazines, attendance at Annual Conferences, Professional Exchange Programs, e.t.c.

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2023 National Induction for New Members

The 2023 National Induction for of the institute will hold in Lagos on the 2nd of December, 2023, in Abuja on the 6th of December 2023 and in Port Harcourt on the 10th of December, 2023 The National Induction serves as a significant milestone for individuals seeking to join IAMN as Fellows, Members or Associates. To qualify for induction, applicants must undergo a thorough evaluation by the membership committee and fulfil the screening requirements for their respective membership categories. This process ensures that only deserving professionals who meet the institute’s standards of excellence and professionalism are inducted. The induction will hold on the sideline of the 2023 Annual National Agribusiness Conference.

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Workshop: 2023 OIL PALM SEASON: Understanding the Production and Trading Cycle

This immersive workshop will help participants to understand the vibrant local and global marketplaces where oil palm trade thrives. Attendees will gain profound insights into the intricate web of buyers, sellers and intermediaries that shape the industry. At the end of the session, participants will be able to explore the dynamics of local and international markets for oil palm, dissecting the factors that influence supply and demand while uncovering the art of successful trading strategies.

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Workshop: Improving Agricultural Value Chain Performance through Inclusive Practices

Through real-life case studies and practical examples, participants will explore how inclusive practices can break down barriers, bridge gaps, and create opportunities for smallholder farmers, women, youth, and other underrepresented groups. Participants will gain insights on how empowering farmers with knowledge can improve their access to finance, and technology, enabling them to increase productivity, improve product quality, and secure better market access.

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Workshop: Strategic Agribusiness Marketing and Innovation Bootcamp

Step into a dynamic learning environment where creativity meets strategy, and traditional marketing methods and boundaries are shattered. This immersive bootcamp is designed to empower agribusiness professionals to break free from conventional thinking and embrace cutting-edge marketing techniques and innovation in the ever-evolving agricultural landscape. Participants will discover how to craft compelling brand narratives, develop impactful marketing campaigns, and create strategies that resonate with their target audience.

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In June 2023 Edition of the Agribusiness Executive Magazine, we had an insightful interview session with Marina Diboma, the young and dynamic Program Director for 2SCALE, the largest incubator for inclusive agribusiness in Africa. The edition also featured an article on Stevia Farming amongst other insightful learning materials.

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Richard Ogundele is one of the leading lights in the Nigerian Agribusiness Industry. A Fellow of IAMN, he featured on the cover page of the May 2023 Edition of the Agribusiness Executive Magazine, where he shared valuable intelligence on Profitable Agribusiness pathways and Value Chain Development Strategies. Other articles in the edition include success stories of farmers using Blockchain to power their enterprises.

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The April 2023 Edition of the Agribusiness Executive Magazine featured interesting articles such as Unlocking the Economic Impact of Dry Season Farming on Farmers income in Africa, Nigerian Cassava as the next big thing in the US Food Market as well as an interesting interview session with Dr. Steve Arowolo, Chief Executive Officer of Basilia Group, a Cape Town based Agricultural Financing Firm.

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Agribusiness Executive Magazine is a Monthly Publication of the Institute of Agribusiness Management Nigeria



Every Year, IAMN hosts the largest convention of agribusiness professionals in Nigeria. Now in its 10th Edition, the conference offers a valuable platform for professional development, networking and engagement within the agribusiness industry. The conference provides an immersive environment that showcases the latest thoughts, trends, advancements and best practices in the agribusiness industry. It is an unparalleled platform for professional development, knowledge sharing and networking opportunities.

Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre to host 2023 National Agribusiness Conference

The prestigious Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja will host the 2023 Annual National Agribusiness Conference of the Institute of Agribusiness Management Nigeria. The Multipurpose Magnificent Architectural Centre was built to memorialize the late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, one of Nigeria’s finest leaders. The Centre will host the 2days Conference activities as well as exhibition pavilion for agribusiness organizations to showcase their latest products and services for the industry.


The 2023 National Agribusiness Conference presents an exciting platform for industry players to showcase their products, services, and innovations through exclusive exhibition opportunities. This highly anticipated event offers a prime avenue to connect with a diverse audience of professionals, stakeholders, and decision-makers in the agribusiness sector. Secure your exhibition space at the 2023 National Agribusiness Conference to position your brand at the forefront of the industry, showcase your innovations, and seize new business opportunities.



Institute of Agribusiness Management Nigeria and 2SCALE have partnered together to establish Africa’s premier inclusive agribusiness club. At the program launch, held on the 17th of May, 2023 at Fraiser Suites, Abuja, both organization made strong commitments towards driving inclusive agribusiness practices among smallholder and commercial farmers, agro-processors and market actors in Nigeria. The event was witnessed by the 2SCALE Country Team Leads from Mali, Kenya, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Egypt.


The prestigious African Agribusiness Excellence and Leadership Awards 2023 will serve as a platform to inspire, motivate, and encourage the next generation of agribusiness leaders. By showcasing success stories and best practices, the awards aim to foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and collaboration in the African agricultural landscape. The African Agribusiness Excellence and Leadership Awards 2023 aim to celebrate the visionaries, innovators, and change-makers who are driving positive transformation and shaping the future of agribusiness in Africa.

Lead City University and IAMN partner on Agribusiness Programs

The Institute of Agribusiness Management Nigeria and Lead City University Ibadan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together in the delivery of academic and professional agribusiness programs to foster the acceleration and development of skilled manpower for the agribusiness industry in Nigeria, and across Africa. In a unique partnership that highlights Lead City University’s outstanding academic prowess and IAMN Industry Leadership, the Agribusiness Programs will fill the growing knowledge gap for the nation’s agrifood industry.


MBA International Agribusiness and Food Chain Management

PhD International Agribusiness

MSc Programme and Project Management

MBA Multinational Trade Management

PhD International Development

PGD Food and Agribusiness Management



Members of the Abuja Zone of the Institute meet every quarter at Jades Hotel, 24 Ndola Crescent, Zone 5, Abuja for their Quarterly Workshop and Breakfast Meetings.


Members of the Rivers Zone of the Institute meet every quarter at Beverly Hills Hotel, Woji Road, GRA, Port Harcourt for their Quarterly Workshop and Breakfast Meetings.


Members of the Lagos Zone of the Institute meet every quarter at H53 Suites, Michael Otedola Crescent, Off Joel Ogunnaike, Isaac John Street, Ikeja GRA, Lagos for their Quarterly Workshop and Breakfast Meetings.


IAMN Trade Mission to Belgium, June 2019

Join the European Market Development Trade Mission to Netherlands and France

Aug 9-14, 2023

IAMN Trade Mission to Kenya and Rwanda in partnership with Kenya Nairobi Chamber of Commerce and Rwanda Development Board – August, 2019

Join the East African Agribusiness Model Trade Mission to Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.

October 23-28, 2023

IAMN and Lead City University’s Agribusiness and Export Study Tour to Ghana – November, 2022


Join next Agribusiness and Export Study Tour to Ghana- November 2023.


May 2-12, 2021

Where IAMN Members Work