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Quisito Bastos Gimo Gimo
I am passionate about:
The development of the agribusiness sector in Mozambique with focus on helping small scale farmers increase yields and incomes. I believe in the potential of small scale farmers to become more entreprising
A little known fact about me is:
A fault-finder of the current development models and inquisitive about new paradigms of developing smallscale faremers
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Managing Partner /Country CRS Manager
AgriSocius Lda/Olam Mozambique
"Be persistent and standup to your beliefs"
Results oriented and passionate about promoting and developing agribusiness markets in Mozambique, Quisito Bastos holds an MBA, a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management and a diploma in agriculture and animal husbandry. He is well acquainted with the Mozambique’s context, especially the agribusiness sector where he has worked in the past 10 years helping agricultural cooperatives, community based organizations and small and medium agribusiness companies realize their growth potential.
Im happy to share with you that the Samora Machel Cooperative has delivered, on wednesday this week, another 32 tones of soybean to Abilio Antunes-the chicken farm. So far, a total of 66 tones of the planned 200 tones have been delivered. They are now aggregating for the 3rd truck.
I expect same to happen in the cashew sector Quisito
I found you idea interesting as it links farmers to organic markets. However, because you want to start with a perenial crop (Avocados) I would recommend you to add a high turnover crop to help offset your cashflow before the avocados start producing. I assume that avocados will take at least 3-4 years before producing and you would need cash during those years.
Also, it sounds like your core business is the training centers not the avocados. I would recommend putting more emphasis on avocados than training centers.