The World Food Prize Foundation

2019 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

Mr. Samuel Kwame Ntim Adu

CEO, Yedent Agro Group of Companies Ltd.

Samuel is the founder and CEO of Yedent Agro Group of Companies Ltd., a leading agro processing company based in Ghana, West Africa, with a mission to bring nutrition, affordability, and convenience to cereal and legume staple foods eaten within the region. He is a strong advocate in the fight against malnutrition through enhanced agricultural value chain and food systems. Yedent is the supply chain partner for the World Institute for Soya in Human Health (WISHH) in Ghana. Through this partnership, the value proposition of soy as high quality protein source has been leveraged to the advantage of our people and also deepen trade and investment between our company, US Soy farmers and the US agricultural manufacturing equipment companies for development.

Samuel is an alumnus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST), Ghana,and holds a degree in Economics and Geography, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Henley Management College, UK and an executive Masters in Business Administration from the Ghana Institute of Management and Business Administration (GIMPA).

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