Farzeen Ferdous Alam – Chairman, Oggro Dairy
Farzeen Ferdous Alam is an economist turned farmer and Chairman of Oggro Ventures, a holding company for social enterprises that are obsessed with solving development challenges using the power of the market. His portfolio includes Ferdous Biotech (Pvt) Ltd, a leading private sector based biotechnology company that uses Tissue Culture technology to produce virus free high quality potato and banana seeds as well Orchids and Gerbera flowers.
The company buys produce from farmers at a higher then local market price and exports to countries like Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Oman to name a few),Farzeen has built a network of over 20,000 farmers who are now stakeholders in Oggro Ventures. He started his entrepreneurial journey while in High School when he founded OGGRO, a youth led organization which provides education to visually impaired girls across the country.