The capital difference: Improving rural livelihoods in Nigeria through input financing

A dream of feeding a country

In 2015, Michael Ameh co-founded Hemam Synergy Limited in Kaduna state of Nigeria to provide small-scale farmers with the knowledge and high-quality inputs they need to grow more crops. With an expanding middle class and increasingly sophisticated dietary needs, the unmet local demand for staple crops like maize, rice and soybeans, and other processed goods in Nigeria is soaring.