Ben Ekanikpong

Ekanikpong Ben is an Entrepreneur and the CEO of EL-kanis and Partners, an organization that own farms and also works with Development Agencies, Governments, Institutions and individuals to provide professional and support services to the agricultural sector and food value chain – commencing with the primary producer and moving through to the retailer and end-consumer.

After spending nearly 2 decades working with energy and development sector as Engineering projects & product manager, Ekanikpong is currently playing an important role in the development of agriculture in Southern Nigeria.

He is pioneering the digitization of the agricultural sector and the development of digital solutions and database that support farmers with improved inputs, market access and weather information, while supporting them grow their income and helping their businesses remain sustainable.