Nigeria, US to support small-scale farmers, others


SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 – The 2017 United States-Nigeria Agriculture Business Investment Summit will impart knowledge of modern farming methods, fishery, poultry, agric-tourism, aqua farming and the use of relevant modern technologies for large-scale farming to participants who will represent Nigeria and other parts of the world.

A statement by the organisers on Sunday said the summit was planned to promote business enterprise at the Small and Medium Enterprise and government levels between the US and Nigeria; develop bilateral business partnerships; attract foreign; investors; promote US goods and services in Nigeria; as well as Nigerian goods and services to the American market.

The Nigerian delegation to the summit, scheduled to hold in Atlanta, Georgia, US in November, will be led by the Chairperson, Advisory Board, US-Nigeria Trade Council, Chief Alaba Lawson, it added.

Lawson, who is also the President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, was recently appointed into the council.

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