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EU – Nigeria Business Forum 2015

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The 4th EU- Nigeria Business Forum was held on the 5th- 6th of November, 2015. The theme of this year’s business forum is “Unlocking the opportunity for diversification”. The forum focused on :

  • Supporting Nigeria’s diversification through Economic Partnership Agreements
  • Agriculture : Unlocking the opportunities in Nigeria
  • Agriculture in Nigeria : Land administration and ownership as regards
  • Opportunities for local production of high energy nutritious food

Day 1

The Forum started with a closed door breakfast meeting with Cecilia Malmstrum(European Commissioner for Trade), Michel Arrion(EU Ambassador to Nigeria), Sandra Gallina(Directorate_General for Trade, Pauline Torehall(Head of Delegation of the EU) and the NCCN CEO Matthias Chika Mordi, Funke Adekoya(Council Member) and Ahmed Mansur (Council member).

 

Discussions on Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU ad Nigeria

Discussions on Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU ad Nigeria

 

The governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode giving the opening speech of the event.

After the breakfast meeting, the governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode giving the opening speech of the event. He welcomed everyone and spoke on the benefits of the partnership between the EU and Nigeria.

 

Day 2

 

NCCN CEO speaking at the Agro-expo

NCCN CEO speaking at the Agro-expo on the 2nd day of the forum.

 

NCCN CEO moderating a session on the 2nd day of the forum.

NCCN CEO moderating ” Unlocking the agriculture opportunities in Nigeria” plenary session.