Haruna Suleman-Nylander

Haruna Suleman-Nylander

General Manager of Green Action Ghana Limited

Haruna Suleman-Nylander - Member of the Business Councils for Emerging Markets and Sustainability and Environment


Haruna Suleman-Nylander, serving as the General Manager of Green Action Ghana Limited, stands as a dynamic leader in the agricultural industry with a steadfast commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. As a valued member of the International Trade Council's Business Council on Emerging Markets and Sustainability and Environment, Haruna brings a wealth of expertise and innovation to the forefront of agribusiness and international trade.

Under his supervision and innovation, the Green Action was able to develop a specialised product by name "KOMBO BUTTER". This they produced from the African nutmeg, scientifically known as Pycnanthus angolensis. Kombo butter is a special product, that is applied in pharmaceutical industries for the treatment of arthritis, inflammation, gout, muscle, joint, and other sports-related pains. Green Action is looking to partner with interested pharmaceutical companies for possible collaboration on this product “KOMBO PROJECT”.

Green Action Ghana Limited operates at the intersection of agriculture and international trade, specializing in agribusiness ventures and exports. With a focus on promoting sustainable farming practices and ensuring food safety and quality, the company plays a pivotal role in meeting the growing demand for healthy and safe food products.

Haruna's journey into the industry began with a deep-rooted passion for agriculture and a strong network of international contacts. Armed with a diploma in General Agriculture and extensive training in farm business management, Haruna further honed his skills through strategic management certification at the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands, as well as academic pursuits culminating in a Bachelor of Business Administration. Additionally, he pursued his MBA with the Australian Institute of Business (AIB).

Throughout his career, Haruna has spearheaded key projects and initiatives that have contributed to the success of Green Action Ghana Limited. Notable accomplishments include the design, development, and implementation of projects for the production of lye and organic Baobab fruit powder and seed oil, catering to the needs of discerning consumers both locally and internationally.

As a family man, Haruna also cherishes spending quality time with his family when he has to take a break from work. His interests span art, culture, history, gardening, travel, and community service, reflecting his multifaceted approach to life and deep appreciation for biodiversity.

As the agricultural industry continues to evolve, Haruna remains at the forefront of innovation, embracing new technologies and trends to enhance productivity and sustainability. While advancements such as artificial intelligence hold promise for the future, Haruna recognizes the importance of overcoming challenges such as the high cost of certifications and artificial barriers to entry into international markets.

Looking ahead, Haruna envisions a bright future for the agricultural industry, driven by increased consumer demand for healthy, safe, and sustainably produced food. With a growing emphasis on environmental preservation and responsible production practices, the industry is poised for exponential growth, offering opportunities for employment and economic development, particularly in the developing world.

Haruna Suleman-Nylander stands as a beacon of inspiration in the agricultural industry, embodying the values of hard work, passion, and commitment to excellence. As a respected leader and visionary, he continues to drive positive change and innovation, shaping the future of agriculture for generations to come.