2010 Oslo Business for Peace Award Honouree

Venkataramani Srivathsan: Managing Director of Nigerian Operations at Olam


Venkataramani Srivathsan is the managing director of Nigerian operations at Olam International, a leading global supply chain management company for agricultural products and food ingredients. He has created the rice extension farming and out-grower programme in collaboration with farmers’ organisations and NGOs. This programme has allowed Olam Nigeria to increase overall returns to rice farmers through enhanced productivity, improved quality and guaranteed buy-back of crops.