Hello Tractor CEO Jehiel Oliver on unlocking opportunities for African farmers
18 November 2019 | 10:09 am
The Africa Investment Forum held in Sandton this week is attracting not only regulators, financiers and big business, but also start-ups. One of these start-ups is Hello Tractor from Nigeria, which is currently operating in 11 African markets. Jehiel Oliver, CEO of Hello Tractor spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor.
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