Babajide Oluwase

2022 Fellow from Nigeria

Babajide Oluwase is a chartered sustainability professional and the founder of Ecotutu, a cleantech company that enables businesses in the agriculture and health value chain access to affordable solar-powered end-to-end cold storage solutions. Since 2014, he has acquired extensive experience creating environmental management solutions and establishing cost-saving initiatives. Babajide is a certified Environmental Management System Lead Auditor with a bachelor's degree (with honors) in Urban and Regional Planning from the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria. Through his work with Ecotutu, Babajide has enabled farmers, aggregators, and retail businesses to successfully conduct express delivery of temperature-sensitive items. Within the last year, he has earned several awards and accolades for his efforts, including participating in the Africa ClimAccelerator and being named an Orange Corners Innovation Fund Winner, NutriPitch Winner, and Yunus & Youth Fellow. He also currently advises the European Union Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS on Green and Digital Economy. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Babajide plans to integrate his learnings to advance Ecotutu's mission of democratizing access to affordable and reliable cooling solutions for African businesses.

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