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About Us

Food Defense Initiative is an out grower of Organic agro-entrepreneur experts into mechanized farming system in a uniform and regimented system, we visualize a system where these farmers will learn farming and character molding through instilling discipline in them,

We are also operating in Union of Cooperative producers of food and we promotes food security and sufficiency in Nigeria by training and equipping unemployed youths and graduates, women and rural farmers along agricultural commodity value chains. These will encourage the government and private sector to establish agro-industrial projects in the hinterland, thereby providing employment for the teeming youth and discouraging the rural-urban drift.

This will boost the activities of small-holder farmers, women and unemployed youths in food production in Nigeria. Therefore, it will go to a large extent in the fight against food insecurity, unemployment, poverty, crime and hunger in Nigeria in line with Federal government policy on agriculture.

We are the largest Organic farmers in Africa with a modern Technology applications in farm practice to enable members have first class information on innovative farming Technique.

Food Defense Initiative is a Non Governmental agric Organization, we are in partnership with all active farms across the nation that embrace Organic method of farming in all commodity.

The Story of Food Defense Initiative

Food Defense Initiative, Nigeria alias Food Defense Corps started as a group in Ikot Ekpene LGA. Of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It was born out of passion to establish a uniformed and formidable platform to empower unemployed youths, fresh graduates and rural farmers in the farming business. It was the divine inspiration and initiative of Mister Emmanuel Essien Okon, from Ikot Obong Edung Village in Ikot Ekpene Local Government, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

A computer scientists and Agro-Industrialist who is the initial member board of directors to organized and structure a system where these young men and women will harness their God-given natural and human resources in food production. He visualized a system where these youths will learn farming and character molding through instilling of discipline in them.

The first set of corps was trained at Ikot Ekpene L.G.A. of Akwa Ibom State, in March 2015 and was later moved to a farm camp facilitated by Hon Amb. Nkoyo Toyo for Constituency Project at Odukpani L.G.A in cross Rivers State in order for the organization to test run the model.

To the Glory of God, after series of trials and challenges, Food Defense Initiative Nigeria, (FDI) was formally lunched in Uyo with Ten (10) Senior Project Directors to oversee the Ten (10) Directorates in February,2017.

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