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Icon Foods

Icon foods is a food processing base company which involve the processing, production and packaging of food products.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

Ayomide Alade

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Small company (under 50 employees)

If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.

Alade Ayomide - Founder/CEO https://www.linkedin.com/in/icon-farms-620b49173/ Babalola Ademola - Co-founder /Production manager Oyediran Olumide- Co-founder / Technical Oluremi Oluwarotimi - Public relation officer

Website of Legally Registered Entity

https://www.linkedin.com/in/alade-ayomide-29a38812a/

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • Under 1 year

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Akure, Ondo state Nigeria

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

Nigeria

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Akure is a city in south-western Nigeria, and is the largest city and capital of Ondo State. The city had a population of 667066.

What country is your selected Place located in?

Nigeria

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

This place does not have enough food processing company,so by establishing Icon foods company in this place,it will add to the food processing industries also contributing to the employment rate in this place. Nearness to raw materials is also part of the reason why we select this place.

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

Akure is a city in south-western Nigeria, and is the largest city and capital of Ondo State. The city had a population of about 520,340 . Geography Akure lies about 7°25’ north of the equator and 5°19’ east of the Meridian. It is about 700 km Southwest of Abuja and 311 km north of Lagos State. Residential districts are of varying density, some area such as Arakale, Ayedun Quarters, Ijoka, and Oja-Oba consist of over 200 persons per hectare, while areas such as Ijapo Estate, Alagbaka Estate, Avenue and Idofin have between 60-100 people per hectare. The town is situated in the tropic rain-forest zone in Nigeria. Agriculture and commerce Akure has two television and eight radio stations: NTA Akure, Ondo State Television, Sunshine Radio Akure, Adaba FM, FUTA FM, Empire radio, Positive FM Akure, Orange FM, Galaxy Radio and Breeze FM. Akure is the trade center for a farming region where cocoa, yams, cassava, corn and tobacco are grown. Cotton is also grown and used to weave cloth.

What is the approximate size of your Place, in square kilometers? (New question, not required)

0

What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?

667066

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

Equipment

Warehouse

mentoring

Registration of the company name and Nafdac registration in Nigeria.

Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.

Reduction in the spoilage of farmer's produce.

Employment opportunities.

Zero hunger and reduction in poverty.

High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.

With the vision in the establishment of Icon foods,there will be reduction in the farmer's produce,employment opportunities and also there will be zero hunger and reduction of poverty.

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

With the vision in the establishment of Icon foods,there will be reduction in the farmer's produce,employment opportunities and also there will be zero hunger and reduction of poverty.

We will add to the food processing industries in the nation thereby contributing to the nation's economics development.

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Website

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Hi AYOMIDE ALADE ,

A friendly reminder the final deadline to publish your currently unpublished submission to the Prize is less than 2 days away! Please ensure you have clicked "Publish" at the top of your post before January 31, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time to ensure your submission is eligible.

As you refine your submission in the final hours, feel free to refer to the Food Vision Prize Toolkit. linked here: http://bit.ly/2X4ZxQk.

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