The heads of Key Agricultural Associations in Nigeria paid a working visit to the Nigerian Export Promotion Council NEPC in Abuja recently.
Their visit was to give credibility to the Export Expansion Facility Programme (EEFP) which is of utmost importance to foster strategic collaborations with key operators in the Agricultural Space.
The Chief Executive Officer of NEPC Mr. Segun Awolowo was at hand to welcome the team led by Dr. Victor H. Iyama – National President Federation of Agricultural Commodity Associations of Nigeria (FACAN), M.O Abolarinwa National President Cocoa Association of Nigeria, Hon. Ojo Ajanaku – National President National Cashew Association (NCAN), Hon. Dr. Bello Nuhu Dogondaji National General Secretary FACAN.
The Association heads informed NEPC about their plans for the establishment of six large-capacity storage centers in six geopolitical zones to mitigate the rate of spoilage of perishable goods.
“We identified more high-value products outside the 22 identified products in the Zero-Oil Plan and highlighted the challenges facing these associations.” He declared
Mr. Awolowo excited by the visit said NEPC through the EEFP “is willing to support these associations to scale up production and productivity, in order to boost the Nigerian non-oil export sector.”
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