Usman Lawan is the President, Agric Link Foundation. He is also the founder and CEO of USAIFA Agro Allied, an eco-friendly and sustainable farm that focuses on improving the production of poultry birds and livestock using sustainable farming techniques. The farm ensures zero waste farming through vertical integration while providing job opportunities for the teaming youth. Usman helps to train & mentor rural farmers and young graduates in the areas of sustainable agribusiness and has empowered over 2000 young Men and Women since 2015. Usman is passionate about improving the productivity of rural farmers & managing food security challenges in Nigeria & Africa. He is a PhD candidate at the Nasarawa State University with research interest in ‘Agricultural Innovation Systems, Entrepreneurship and Rural Development’. Usman is also a Mandela Washington Fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative and a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur.