The President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Chief Alaba Lawson, will deliver a lecture at the US-Nigeria Agribusiness (non-oil) Investment Summit and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, alongside former US ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Robin Sanders.
A statement by Director, Marketing and Communications of the US-Nigeria Trade Council, Sennami Goziem, said the summit, scheduled for between November 16 and18, is dedicated to strengthening and enriching the vehicle of investment and trade between the two countries.
Goziem said participants from Nigeria will be exposed to advanced agro-biotechnologies, data-driven, modern large scale farming solutions and global agriculture funding options available in US to farming projects in Africa, while participants from USA will identify market expansion opportunities, as well as sourcing for agricultural products from Nigeria.
The statement said other speakers will be Roderick Gilbert of Georgia Centre of Innovation and Agribusiness; Hector Romero; Dr. Thomas Elam, an expert on poultry agribusiness; Mr. Godwin, an export expert; Professor Ayanwale and Dr. Patrick Okoye, an expert on agro-based product certification.
According to Goziem, “US-Nigeria Trade Council provides a bilateral forum on key economic, commercial and professional initiatives, business opportunities of interest to American companies operating in or exploring business opportunities in Nigeria, as well as Nigerian companies planning trade ties and business expansion to the US market.”