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Jamil Akbar

Co-Founder and COO

Food Systems Fellow
Jamil Akbar is one of the Co-founders and the COO at iFarmer. Ifarmer is an Agri Fin-tech platform which provides access to finance, access to agriculture input (seed, fertilizer, advisory services) and access to market for farmers. Established in 2019, ifarmer currently has over 80,000 farmers on their platform. Jamil is a tech enthusiast, an entrepreneur and a problem solver, who sincerely manages and constantly feeds his hunger for doing something new. With more than 8 years of white-collar experience in the industry of Information Technology, he specialises in managing complex operations and large teams in challenging and mission-critical scenarios.

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Fellowship
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2023