OFFICIAL WORKSHOP PARTNER
Based in Morocco, OCP Africa is a subsidiary of OCP Group – a leading global provider of phosphate and its derivatives with almost 100 years of experience. OCP Africa opened in 2016 to work hand-in-hand with farmers to contribute to unlocking Africa’s vast agricultural potential. They produce fertilizer solutions customized to local conditions and crop needs and work with partners in different African governments, non-profits and private enterprises to connect farmers to the agricultural services, knowledge and resources they need in order to prosper. With a presence across the continent, they understand the diversity and complex needs of Africa’s soils and are committed to offering the right fertilizer products at the right time, in the right place, at the right price.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) administers the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria and also manages Abuja City.
It has seven Mandate Secretariats including Education, Transport, Agriculture and Rural Development, Health and Human Services, Social Development, Legal Services, and Area Council.
The Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat (ARDS) is involved in training and capacity building of individuals along the agricultural value chain and agricultural support in order to promote agricultural production and employment.
The ARDS has also networked with dry season farmers for incentive-based risk sharing agricultural lending credit facilities and undertaken vaccination and mass treatment campaigns to boost livestock production.
YPARD Nigeria is a network of active young Nigerians interested in the agricultural sector who share information, contribute to issues concerning the agricultural sector in the country and promotes agriculture amongst the youths in Nigeria. It has grown to become a national platform that enables the young people in agriculture to come together to interact, put together ideas, and to encourage other youths to get engaged in the sector as a viable solution to unemployment and for sustainability. The network also tries to facilitate access to capacity building of the youth in agriculture. Its members at various levels attend and participate in face to face meetings within and outside the country where they give a voice to issues related to Youths and Agriculture.
The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK Nigeria) through its service unit “DGIC International Business Services Ltd.” promotes bilateral trade and investment relations between Nigeria and Germany.
DGIC offers support services which allows German and Nigerian companies to make successful market entry into both countries such as business partner search, finance/tax/legal consulting, company verification, fact-finding missions, delegation trips, trade fair management etc.
Additionally, DGIC operates 3 specialized departments managed by experts in Energy and Environment, Dual Vocational Training (DVT) and Digitalization & startups.
In August 2019, DGIC will open its Abuja branch where agro-services will be provided as part of its service portfolio
A leading professional services firm in Nigeria with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, PWC has over 1000 staff and 29 resident partners.
They are committed to serving as a force for integrity, good sense and wise solutions to the problems facing businesses and the capital markets. They are guided by their promise to do what is right, be it with people, clients, community or environment.
Their audit and assistance, consulting, deals and tax services meet the needs and requirements of every client irrespective of size or location.
NABG is an organized private sector platform working together to grow Nigeria's agricultural economy, creating jobs and lifting millions out of poverty. It’s investments cut across the entire value chain from input to output markets, export markets, equipment and consumer foods manufacturing.
It strives to engage government at all levels in setting policy directions and regulatory reforms to enable sustainable inclusive socio-economic growth. Together, it is helping to ensure food security and nutrition, creating systemic linkages between small, medium and large agribusiness enterprises.
It is working together as stakeholders in agriculture to diversify the economy of Nigeria away from oil and gas towards agricultural industrialisation. It recognises our role as the engine of economic growth with government creating the enabling environment for agribusinesses to thrive.
It represents the faces of agribusiness in Nigeria, speaking with a unified voice to identify and provide solution options to resolve issues and challenges and to identify new opportunities for sustainable growth. It recognises that farmers are the largest private sector group in Nigeria.
Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, member-funded organisation solely representing the common interests of the business community in the FCT. The Chamber is privately funded by Corporations, Foundations and Members, therefore its energies are directed by the interests of the business community and the general public.
Presently, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry has established association an linkages with business groups, trade associations, international chambers, government agencies, trade offices and foreign embassies, etc. so as to accomplish its goal of enhancing the sustainable growth and development of businesses in the FCT.
ASSOCIATE INDUSTRY PARTNER
FLOUR MILLS OF NIGERIA (FMN) Agro Inputs and Distribution Value Chain covers their Golden Fertilizer Division & Golden Agri Inputs Limited (GAIL) and is supported by Bagco. Through this value chain they offer a platform for closer interaction with farmers by providing with inputs such as fertilizers, seeds, storage solutions, agronomic support, agricultural extension services and offtake.
Their fertilizer blending and distribution business "Golden Fertilizer" has continued to flourish in Nigeria as the farmers' friend with an array of blended NPK variants providing vital blends, an effective distribution network and insurance for its quality fertilizers.