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Developing local capacity for food self sufficiency

FMN Prize for Innovation (PFI) season 2

Project Theme:
Innovative techniques for local content development in the food and agro-allied sector.

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has launched the second edition of her annual Prize for Innovation competition. FMN’s Prize for Innovation aims to highlight new and imaginative ways to achieve sustainability in Nigeria’s food value chain.

This year’s campaign is designed to facilitate the promotion of local content development in Nigeria’s food & agro-allied sector, to encourage sustainable food production.

Participants in this year’s contest will develop novel solutions to facilitate a paradigm shift from dependence on imported raw materials to developing local capacities for the purpose of sustaining local communities.

The call for application for FMN’s Prize for Innovation is now open in two categories with the chance of winning the star prize of N5 million.



Adenike Adeyemi

Adenike Adeyemi is a development sector professional with 19 years of experience in non-profit management, enterprise.


Mezuo O. Nwuneli

Mezuo Nwuneli is an experienced private equity professional. He has over 25 years of private equity, investment banking.


Mira Mehta

Mira Mehta is the CEO and founder of Tomato Jos Farming and Processing Limited, a for-profit social enterprise that specializes...


Sadiq Usman

Sadiq Usman is currently the Director – Group Strategy and Stakeholder Relations of Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN).

Awards/Mode of Entry.

Are you a registered food or agro-allied business in Nigeria or you are a student with interest in the food and agro-allied industry, then you should participate in the second edition of FMN’s Prize for Innovation.

This year’s edition seeks innovative ways to develop and increase usage of local materials in the food industry, to meet local demands.

Category 1:

Registered Businesses (Micro, Small & Medium Scale Enterprise Owners)

Category 2:

Nigerian Students (Undergraduates & Post Graduates)