National Organic Agriculture Business Summit

October 02 – 04, 2019. Solab Hotel and Suites, 1, Owodunni / Amore Junction, off Toyin Street Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

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Programme of Events 

Day 1: Wednesday 16, 2019
8:30 – 10:20 – Registration of participants
10:30 – 12:30 Opening Ceremony
Cultural display
Opening prayer
Welcome addresses by leaders of EOA partners in Nigeria (Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria, Federation of Agricultural Commodity Associations of Nigerian (FACAN), Farmer Development Union (FADU), Justice Development and Peace Commission, (JDPC) Uyo, Organic research teams of, University of Ibadan, Kwara State University and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Ikot Ekpene Women food cash crops (MPCS), Healthy Food for Consumers Initiatives, Chairman of

EOA National Steering Committee

Brief goodwill messages by other guests of honour
Overview of 2019 National Organic Agriculture Business Summit – Dr. Olugbenga O. AdeOluwa, Country Coordinator, Ecological Organic

Agriculture Initiative

Joint   Opening   declaration –   Ministers   of Agriculture and Rural

Development and Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment

Keynote Address – Organic Agriculture : Export Opportunities for National Development – H.E., Lt.-Colonel Abubakar S. Z. Maimalari (Rtd), former Military Administrator of Jigawa State and C.E.O. Excel

Standards Ltd.

Plenary Presentation I – Organic Sesame export opportunities – Prof.

V.I.O. Olowe, National President, Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria

 

Launch of OrganiCulture (National Organic Agriculture Business Journal)

– Minister, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment

Presentation of awards by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Vote of thanks – Alh. Lukman Oladapo, Chairman EOA Initiative,

Southwest Nigeria.

12:30 – 1300 Group photographs, and Press Conference
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch / Exhibitions / Tour of Poster presentations
14:30 – 16:30 Business Fora clusters / Exhibitions / Tour of Poster Presentation
16:30 – 17:00 Meet the exhibitors
19:00 – 20:00 Business Cocktail
Thursday, October 17
8:30 – 10:30 Summary of Day 1
Colloquium I (Exportation of Agricultural Produce) – Opportunities for funding organic agriculture export –Bank of Agriculture, Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Nigerian Association of

Chambers of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA)

Meet the exhibitors
National Task Force for Organic Certification ( Participatory Guarantee

System – PGS)

10:30 – 11:30 Tea Break / Exhibitions / Tour of Poster presentations
11:30 – 13:00 – Washington State University Organic proposed projects in Nigeria – Dr. Cornelius Adewale

– The Organic Revolution for Wealth Creation – Annabel Kamuche, Managing Director, NICERT Limited

– Colloquium II (Organic inputs and Regulations): Agricultural Quarantine Services (NAQS), Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Active Commodities Marketing Enterprises Limited, Contec Global Agro Limited, Cippy Bio International, Dangote Groups.

– Questions and responses

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch/ Exhibitions / Tour of Poster presentations
14:30 – 16:30 Business fora clusters / Exhibitions
16:30 – 17:00 Meet the exhibitors

 

Friday, October 18
8:30 – 10:30 Summary of Day 2
Regional Stakeholders’ Forum of Ecological Organic Agriculture –

Presentation of reports of EOA activities at regional levels

Meet the exhibitors
10:30 – 11:00 Tea Break / Exhibitions / Tour of Poster presentations
11:00 – 12:50 National Stakeholders’ Forum of Ecological Organic Agriculture – Summary of EOA regional activities

– Questions and responses

12:50 – 14:30 Jumat / Lunch/ Exhibitions / Tour of Poster presentations
14:30 – 16:00 Closing Ceremony
– Progress report from host of 2020 NOABS – Akwa Ibom State

– Decision on the host of 2021 NOABS

– Summary of discussions / declarations

– Vote of thanks I – Mr. Isah Adamu, Chairman National EOA Steering Committee Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative in Nigeria

– Closing prayer

 

The discussion at the fora shall comprise three sections per day as presented below:

 

Day Research Forum Business Forum Farmers’ Forum
October 16 Validation of organic Participatory Guarantee
14:30 – agriculture research System (PGS) – domestic
16:30 results: EOA Pillar 1 trade and local organic
market initiatives:
October 17 Curriculum development Understanding
14:30 – for teaching organic Organic Agriculture
16:30 agriculture in tertiary Standards for
institutions in Nigeria: Export – NICERT
Gap analysis and way
forward – NUC and
NBTE
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Organic Agriculture Practitioners – from CEOs, MDs to Consultants, Advisors, Organic Certification bodies, Research and higher educational institutions, investors in agricultural inputs supply, production, processing, packaging and environment, media practitioners, tourism practitioners, government organizations related to agriculture, education, trade, health and environment, banks, civil rights organizations, policy makers, Scientific Officers, R&D Dept Heads to Sustainability Directors.

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Venue

  • Solab Hotels and Suites, Ikeja, Lagos
  • info@noanigeria.net
  • (234) 7057457676
  • 7:30 - 18:00