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Ehumon Othniel Joshua

Hochea Agro Services
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About Joshua

Joshua, with a professional license in Agronomy Option Sciences and Techniques of Animal Production, follows his passion for breeding and farming. He actively engages in project calls, seeking support and promotion for his own farm. His curiosity has led him to explore funding opportunities like “The Tony Elumelu Foundation” and the University of Abomey-Calavi Foundation, enhancing his development as an entrepreneur.

Transition into Entrepreneurship

Apart from his farm activities, Joshua is actively involved in social communities, which helped his transition into entrepreneurship. He is a member of the UNICEF U-Report program in Benin, where he contributes to important discussions. He’s also part of the Fact Checker Team in Benin, a group responsible for identifying and debunking  misinformation. This demonstrates Joshua’s commitment to social causes and dedication to promoting accurate information.

Business Profile

Hochea Agro Services is an agro-pastoral farm in Benin dedicated to the development of agriculture and livestock. With a focus on revitalizing local agriculture and providing high-quality meat, the venture currently has 1000 rabbits, 300 pigs, and 200 banana plants. Their goal is to create a nationally recognized brand of braised rabbit meat by expanding their rabbit herd by 2027. The venture generates about $1000 monthly.

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