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Naccima-Nirsal Agriculture & Agribusiness Conference 2017

Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture. NACCIMA & Nigerian Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agriculture Lending NIRSAL in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development (FMARD) Working in Cooperation with Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Bank of Industries (BOI), Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) and Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) is to set the tone for how Agriculture can be utilized as an engine for economic growth and job creation through innovative business models, new technologies and strategic partnerships.
This Confernce and the after Conference Coalition Secretariat shall also provide a platform to network and explore new Agric markets and products including Cotton-Textile-Garment, Integrated Pig project, Integrated Cow-Dairy Project, Integrated Cow-Beef Project, Integrated Chicken for Eggs Project, Integrated Chicken Meat Processing Project, Integrated Turkey for Meat Processing Project, Integrated Oil Palm Project, Integrated Tilapia Fish Project, Integrated Banana Project, Commercial Corn & Soybean Project, and commodity market for fresh vegetables/fruits produce.

Conference Focus

To create a platform for interaction and exchange of ideas between all the stakeholders in the Agricultural space.

To mobilize the entire private sector to tap into the opportunities being presented by the current Economic Recovery & growth Plan of the Federal Government.

To provide a veritable opportunity to the Federal Government to share their Economic & Growth Plan as it relates to Agriculture with all stakeholders.

In return, to bring Private Sector feedback to the Federal Government on how best to implement the ERGP in the Agricultural space.

Create avenue for exchange of ideas, technology and overall knowledge in Agriculture.

To create a common ground where the Private Sector will collaborate effectively with the Federal Government in achieving the much-desired annual goal of 6.9% average contribution of Agriculture to GDP.


Expected Delegate


Planery Sessions


ERAAS Speakers




Day 1

  • Wednesday 29th November |
  • Abuja

- Registration Begins (Data Capture)
- Exhibition set-up
- NACCIMA Day celebration
- Arrival of Guests
- Introduction
- National Anthem
- Welcome Address
- Opening Remarks
- Minister's Address
- Keynote Address
- Remarks by Guest of Honour
- Official opening of the Farmer's Market
- NACCIMA Programme
- De-risking Agriculture in Nigeria
- Networking Lunch (Two different lunch rooms)
- PANEL 1: How does the Agriculture Promotion Policy benefit me?
- Farmers Forum
- Welcome Cocktail

Day 2

  • Thursday 30th November |
  • Abuja

- Registration Continues
- Conference opening Ceremonies
- Arrival of Guests
- National Anthem
- Welcome Address
- Opening Remarks
- Address by the Hon. Minister of Agriculture - Keynote Address
- Unveiling of GAIN e-platform
- Official Opening of the Exhibition stand
- Tea/Coffee Break
- Plenary - Funding opportunities in Agriculture - Young People in Agriculture
- Closing Plenary
- I am GAIN - Structure, offering & Benefits of the movement.
- Execution of GAIN Charter
- Vote of Thanks/Departure


An opening session, 4 plenary sessions, 8 breakout sessions, 5 roundtables and plenty opportunity for networking and B2B discussions.

- Federal Government Policies in Agriculture. Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) and the Agricultural Promotion Policy (APP).
- Breakout sessions on specific areas of the ATA & APP specific to identified agric sector.
- Roundtables by FMARD agencies dealing with specific areas of the APP

- Funding windows and opportunities for Agric/Agro projects.
- Breakout sessions on specific funds available for identified Agro/Agric sectors.
- Roundtable by some funding agencies/institutions