Atem Ernest Lefu

Ernest Lefu

Ernest Lefu Atem is an award-winning agri-tech entrepreneur born into a family of growers who co-founded an agro-hub to assist farmer access to the marketplace. He has worked in over 300 communities and made an impact with over 61,000 farmers across West and Central Africa. He’s also started other startups like FARM and Deliotti Corporation. Atem is a 2018 Obama Leader, a 2017 AfDB Youth Agripreneur finalist, the winner of the 2016 Nestle Creating Shared Value Price Award, and a UN Special Accredited Member for Youth Migration.. He believes that agriculture is the future for Africa and to unlock its economic growth is to build an entrepreneurship culture amongst the youth as he has.


Bachelors Degree in Sociology and Anthropology; University of Buea