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Fresh Agro Tours Necessary For Agri Business Investors.

Using agro tours to become international agribusiness operators –  Business day 12th December 

At Israel Agric 12

To be a major player in today’s business world requires exposure, networking, marketing and determination, a definite turnaround from old ways of doing business to new technology, internationally acceptable businesses.

Olufunke Taiwo, chief executive, Hadur Travels and Tours, a pioneer in agro-tourism, urges agro entrepreneurs, farmers and industrialists to avail themselves of the opportunity of visiting modernised and highly successful farms and agro-allied businesses to get firsthand knowledge on making agribusiness a money-spinner.

She says: “This is necessary for business operators who want to consolidate on their 2012 gains in 2013, because even in this hard times, there are farms and agro-allied businesses still raking in money.”

She adds that Hadur Travels locates such farms or agribusinesses and their operators and then provide opportunities for its clients to travel there to get practical insight into the success of those businesses and the know-how on applying such to their own businesses.

“The plan is so simple and it is a win-win situation for all. As tour operators, we package the tours to be stress free; we also take clients on visits to international exhibitions. The farmers/agro-allied business operators end up getting more for less as the package comes with the opportunity to grow their businesses along international lines.

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Our success story in Businessday of wed 19th september 2012.

As a result of the business success stories of investors who went on tour of Israel and Songhai Farm in Benin Republic to understudy the success in agribusinesses, Hadur Travel and Tours has decided to organise more agro tours to these places.

Olufunke Taiwo, chief executive, Hadur Travel and Tours, says, “Apart from the collective and cooperative farms, there are private farms in Israel that have survived since the 19th Century when they were established, and also newly established private venture farms that use simple technologies with amazing results. We always ensure that our clients get to meet the people behind the amazing results on these farms and make connections with them so they can make extraordinary profit as well.”

She adds, “Songhai Centre is one of the world’s best examples of a complete cycle of farming, offering the visitor insights into the entire process of agriculture from conception to harvesting and marketing of products, all in one location. In addition, Songhai, to combat climate change, produces its own biogas by using plants mixed-up with animal droppings to clean and reuse waste from their staff toilet as gas to power its irrigation machines.”

Sesso Leone, a senior official and tour guide at Songhai Centre, said during the last tour organised by Hadur Travel to Songhai for investors, “nothing is wasted here. Even maggots that are naturally attracted to animal droppings are put into good use; they are food for the many varieties of fishes in the Songhai ponds.”

He explained this while guiding the Hadur Travel Agency clients round the centre.

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By Oluyinka Alawode.

Innovation is the key & our driving force-

This story was reported in Businessday on Monday July 09 2012

Introducing creativity or innovation into a business can improve the performance of an organisation remarkably, endear it to its clients and in the long run boost the bottom line.

Talking about creativity, Hadur Travel and Tours, a travel agency involved primarily in pilgrimage travels, has decided to launch into agribusiness tours.

click this  link to get full details –  http://businessdayonline.com/NG/index.php/entrepreneur/entrepreneur-news/40789-travel-agency-pioneering-agric-tours


A stretch of clean blue waters lay ahead of us as we embarked on a tour of the famous Sea of Galilee. Touring this beautiful river evokes biblical memories. Joseph described it as wonderful in its characteristics and beauty.

The Sea of Galilee is fed by the Jordan River, rainfall and springs on the northern side. More properly designated a lake, the Kinneret (the Old Testament and modern name) is 13 miles long and 7 miles wide. At its deepest point, the lake is only 150 feet deep.

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Ahead of AGRITECH 2012 which started Tuesday in Israel, participants that attended through Hadur Travels and Tours went on professional farm visits to Kibbutzm which can be likened to communal farms to get firsthand knowledge on advanced farming techniques.

These farm settlements were originally designed to ensure an egalitarian society within the farm settlements. Therefore all farmers had everything in common and produced food in abundance to feed the country and to export.

Advanced techniques have been introduced on these farms taking advantage of Israeli massive investments researches.

Read full details here – http://businessdayonline.com/NG/index.php/markets/agribusiness/37743-nigerians-explore-advanced-techniques-in-israeli-farm-settlements


You will learn much from this article our tours are spiced with leisure :

As Israel is known for acclaimed expertise in cost effective agricultural production, tailored tours for professionals in agricultural businesses are now available.

Olufunke Taiwo, chief executive, Hadur Travels and Tours, said this even as the firm strategically arranges a group tour to Israel to attend Agritech 2012, saying “professionals in need of tailored or individual tours may be agronomists, farmers, businessmen, employees of government, agric ministries agencies and so on. Each tour is planned according to the needs of the visitor.”

She explained that her firm, which has been packaging tours for about five years to Israel for pilgrimage purposes, had discovered that in addition to spiritual purposes, many people also desire to visit Israel to find out how they can invest profitably in agriculture.

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As the number of people in the world is expected to increase to 9 billion by 2050 from its current 7 billion today, the demand for food and agro-based products would also rise.

Hence, there is need for improved agricultural productivity, which can only be realised through the introduction of technological innovations in the various areas of agric activities.

Though small in size, Israel’s agric sector is vibrant and one of the most technologically advanced in the world. According to Orit Noked, Israeli minister of agriculture and rural development, “The success story of Israel’s agriculture can be attributed in large measure to the Israeli’s farmers’ responsiveness and willingness to introduce innovations, know-how and technological transfers.

PUBLISHED IN 30TH MAY EDITION OF BUSINESS DAY ;Read all the details here-http://www.businessdayonline.com/New/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=38605:tourists-return-from-israel-with-plans-for-agro-business-expansion&catid=276:agribusiness&Itemid=648


With the hosting of Agritech 2012, an agricultural forum that will showcase new technologies in producing food cost-effectively for investors all over the world, in Tel Aviv, Israel, in May this year, attendees will see a nation in the global forefront in arid-land agriculture. Israel uses this sector not only to feed its population, but also export food to earn foreign exchange.

Therefore, an agricultural tour of Israel is becoming the opportunity farmers, agro-allied businesspersons and other related stakeholders need to deepen their knowledge and expand their businesses for profitability or promote their interests. This is apparent going by the experience of Eno Akpabio of Visionage Agro-tech Farm, who attended Agritech 2006 held in Israel.

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