AICM to drive investment, finance
Welcome2Africa International (W2AI) has said that Agri-Investment and Capital Market Conference AICM2022 would drive investment and finance for the Capital Market and the Agribusiness sector in Nigeria.
According to W2A, Currently, the Capital Market contributes 0.5% to agriculture thus exposing a major opportunity between the agribusiness sector and the Capital Markets in Nigeria.
The theme “Accelerating Investments and Capital Markets for Agribusiness Expansion in Nigeria” seeks to showcase opportunities for effective collaboration of Capital Markets Stakeholders investors and the Agribusiness sector in Nigeria.
The conference, which will hold on Thursday May 26, in Lagos, would address topics such as demystification of presumed risks of investing in agribusiness in Nigeria, awareness and access to different capital market tools and infrastructure from asset-backed commercial papers to corporate bonds and crowdfunding, opportunities for agribusiness in Nigeria inclusive of AfCFTA and Russia- Ukraine implications, and others.
It will feature pesentations, panel iscusions among notable stakeholders in the capital market and agribusiness ecosystem, exhibitions and an agripreneurs’ pitching session.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Welcome2Africa International, Bamidele Owoola, said; “The capital market holds a multi-billion-naira potential of financing the agribusiness sector in Nigeria, however, that can only be explored effectively if viable opportunities are showcased. Then capital market players can invest freely and agribusinesses can access finance from the robust market.”
She also noted that the Capital Market remains a potential lifeline for all of Nigeria’s economic and agricultural potentials with the right investments.
The event is done in partnership with AFEX, Meristem Group, DLM Capital Group, and Olam Argi.
Participants can register at www.welcome2africaint.com/aicm2022.