Samuel Nwite interviews Ekene Obayi and her cattle rearing business. She left a big message: “Cattle Rearing is Lucrative, I Want My Fellow Women to Join it”. Like most Nigerians have noted, cattle rearing policy must be agnostic of any tribe since if it is a good business, you will not any town crier to alert people of the opportunities. It is an enterprise, and let the best farmer win!
Yet, the UNN graduate, who may be the first graduate herdswoman I am reading should practice what they have taught in school: ranching and rotational grazing. Nomadic farming should be outdated now in UNN class notes.
Sure, I am NOT particularly celebrating that a graduate of University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) is doing farming at this level. Yet, she needs to find acres and run a rotational grazing model. Her training is to make her a strategic leader, not an operator. She can be supported to transition into that role and create opportunities for more people at the lower end of the pyramid.
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