Agric

April 23, 2024

Farm launches foundation to enhance quality of life in Ekiti

Planned cultivation of 500,000 hectares will tackle food inflation - Group

By Jimoh Babatunde


Community Development Initiatives to enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Ekiti State have been launched by the Agbeyewa Farms Community Development Foundation, AFCDF.


Speaking during the launch at a retreat for selected traditional rulers in Ekiti on the traditional institution and private investment promotion in Ekiti State, Dele Odufuye, Executive Director of Cavista Holdings, said the foundation, with a steadfast commitment to uplifting communities, will focus on education, economic empowerment, health, sports and environmental sustainability.


He said by addressing these vital sectors, the foundation aims to foster holistic development and sustainable progress within the region.


Odufuye highlighted the pivotal role of Agbeyewa Farms in funding the foundation’s initiatives, underscoring the company’s dedication to corporate social responsibility and community welfare.


“The launch of the Agbeyewa Farms Community Development Foundation marks a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to serving and empowering the people of Ekiti State,” stated Dele Odufuye.

“Through strategic investments in education, healthcare, sports, environmental sustainability, and economic empowerment, we aim to catalyze positive change and unlock the full potential of our communities.”


He disclosed that the Foundation had already successfully executed several initiatives over the last 2 years, with the most recent being the organisation’s medical outreach, the sponsorship of the Agbeyewa Football Cup Competition for Ekiti State secondary schools, as well as the donation of food palliatives during the last Christmas, Easter and Sallah holidays.  


The Foundation’s establishment heralds a new era of collaborative efforts and impactful initiatives aimed at fostering inclusive growth and prosperity in Ekiti State.

With a focus on sustainability and social impact, Agbeyewa Farms remains steadfast in its mission to create a brighter future for generations to come.