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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu

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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu is a Nigerian Business man and a radio broadcaster. He is the founder of Small Holders Foundation. [1] He is also the CEO of ColdHubs.

Early Life

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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu is from an agricultural family in Imo State,[2][3][4] Nigeria. He graduated from Imo State University as a Bachelor degree holder in History and International Studies. He also earn is master's degree in cooperation and development from the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University Of Pavia,in Italy in the year 2009.[5][6][7][8] He attained some certificate in water resources management, poverty and human rights, and environmental education from various European universities.

Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu became an Asoka Fellow in 2008. He received an award from Rolex in 2010, Wise award in 2010 and the Yara Prize for Green Revolution in Africa.


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  1. http://www.smallholdersfoundation.org.ng/
  2. "'Global Diplomacy Lab' on migration – DW – 11/07/2015". Deutsche Welle.
  3. "A radio show host may have fixed Nigeria's worst problem". CNN. 22 December 2015.
  4. Tran, Mark (20 December 2011). "Airwave agriculturist: The smallholder farmer who became a broadcast pioneer". The Guardian.
  5. "Rural radio helps Nigerian farmers – DW – 08/20/2016". Deutsche Welle.
  6. Hodal, Kate (28 December 2017). "How the sun's rays can keep food chilled: Fighting waste in Africa". The Guardian.
  7. "Radio changes rural lives in Nigeria. - Free Online Library".
  8. Johnson, Mahmud (8 September 2011). "Africa: Surfing the Radio Waves for Sustainable Agriculture". Allafrica.com.