Agrobusiness Times, Nigeria’s premier online medium on agriculture and its related businesses has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the US-Nigeria Trade Council for the next US-Nigeria AgriBusiness (Non-Oil) Investment Summit, scheduled for November 16-18, 2107, at the prestigious Hilton Atlanta Airport Hotel, in Atlanta, USA, as official media partners. By this MOU, AgroBusiness Times will transmit the event live from Atlanta, to all her esteemed audience.
AgroBusiness Times is also expected to give a blow-by-blow account on activities at the venue throughout the duration of the event.
The US-Nigeria AgriBusiness (Non-Oil) Investment Summit (US-NAGRIS 2017), aims to explore and expand the international presence for Nigeria’s agribusiness products and services, exhibit the nation’s export crops, agriculture products and services and establish contacts with US partners, expose participants from Nigeria to advanced agro-biotechnologies and data-driven, modern, large-scale farming solutions in USA, introduce delegates to unmanned vehicle (UAV) technologies (drones) that will make farming more cost effective, and productive for Nigeria farming environment,
discover global agriculture funding options available in US to farming projects in Africa, network with agribusiness leaders, experts and scholars who are transforming the United States of America’s agricultural sector, develop bilateral agribusiness partnerships, attract foreign investors and promote Nigeria goods and services to the American markets.
The summit which will see Ambassador (Dr.) Robin R. Sanders, former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, and currently CEO-FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative deliver the keynote address will also be graced by Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe, the Consul General of Nigeria in Atlanta, scholars and agribusiness experts in USA.
Other expected attendees include; business leaders, senior government officials in agriculture, shipping and handling, companies CEO’s and executives, investors as well as ICT innovators in business and agricultural industries. There will also be exhibitions from major agro-allied businesses.
The benefit of this gathering provides an excellent model for development of the Nigerian agro-allied sector.