Agrikexpo 2015 Calls on Agric Stakeholders in West Africa

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The Annual Agriculture/Food exhibition (AGRIKEXPO) would now hold this year on NOVEMBER 5 -7, 2015 at the Prestigious Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island Lagos. The event which will be going into its 4th edition was originally set for 14 – 16 April, 2015 and has a focus on delivering the highest turnout of stakeholders (Import buyers/distributors, Farmers, Top Government Officials, Exporters, Academics, Consultants, Bankers, Various Food and Beverage industry Captains, Agribusiness men and women etc.) who represent key gathering of decision makers from different countries of West Africa.

Agriculture is fulcrum to most other economic successes, there is a renewed drive for commercial scale agricultural practice with the attendant need for renewed approach away from the labour intensive practice. With more than 84million hectares of arable land, abundant sunshine, over 160million people, cheap labour and a renewed zeal towards agriculture, the nation is clearly headed for an agricultural boom. Our vast fertile lands calls for the deployment of modern technology for commercial scale productivity and Governments are willing to lend supports in partnership with the private sector. Indeed the opportunities for agri-business activities are clearly enormous.

AGRIKEXPO 2015 is being partnered by the Conference of the European Union in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration & Control (NAFDAC) with endorsements from Federal Ministry of Trade & Industry, National Association of Chambers Of Commerce Industries and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Community of Agricultural Stakeholders Of Nigeria (CASON), All Farmers Association Of Nigeria. (AFAN), Nigeria Agribusiness Group. (NABG), Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Cocoa Association of Nigeria (CAN), Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Ministry of Trade & Investments Ghana, Agricultural Research Council Of Nigeria(ARCN), Agricultural Society Of Nigeria, Cassava Growers Association.

Government representatives are going to be present at various levels in West Africa. The event is determined to encourage creditable networking and best practices amongst Agro-preneurs, including establishment of direct partnerships with Manufacturers, Suppliers, Service providers and Consultants where necessary. AGRIKEXPO having continuously evolved has established an outstanding pedigree and remains a premium face-to-face networking forum and a reference event for decision makers.

The 2015 edition of AGRIKEXPO is set to deliver as the largest West African exhibition for agricultural products and services assembling Agricultural stakeholders from all over West Africa. The visitor traffic for the event in 2015 is expected to reach an all-time high put in the range of 7000-8000 people.

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