Processors, researchers suggest ways to prevent rejection of farm exports
Processors, farmers and scientists have suggested ways to prevent monumental losses emanating from rejection of agro-allied products exported from Nigeria to other countries, especially Europe and America. Some of the solutions, as identified by stakeholders, are good agronomical practices on the part of farmers and exporters, efficiency on of regulatory agencies, effective coordination by the…
‘With 10,000-hectare coconut plantations, we’ll employ100,000 youths’
In 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari came in and we were very optimistic. So, we concluded to contribute to diversifying the economy through agriculture.
Simply Nigerian Fair opens for shoppers on Sunday
More than 1500 visitors are expected to converge at Simply Nigerian Fair (SNF) scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 10, Adekunle Lawal Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.
NEPC wins WTPO award
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has won the 2018 World Trade Promotion Organisations (WTPO) award in the category of the best initiative to ensure that trade are inclusive and sustainable.
NEPC tasks exporters on opportunities in $60b global leather market
With global trade of leather and allied products worth over $60 billion, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has tasked exporters on the need to tap into the global leather market expected to increase its market size even further.
Northwest can generate $2.5b from cotton yearly, says NEPC
The North West region of the country is said to possess the potential of earning $2b to $2.5b yearly from cotton exports, but to achieve this...
NEPC, others train women, youths on branding
To end rejection of Nigerian goods for export due to non-compliance with international market standards, some women and youths in Cross River have been...
Sustainable agro export will boost economy, says NEPC
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) says sustainable export of local commodities will boost the country’s economy. The South-South Regional Coordinator of the commission, Mrs. Azuka Ikejiofor, who stated this in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, during a one-day stakeholders export interactive forum on “Exporting Non-Oil Products From Nigeria,” stressed that the country is a major resource centre of…
FG to establish export trading company, says NEPC
The Federal Government has unveiled plans to create an export trading company to replace the defunct commodity boards, to aggregate main agricultural produce such as palm oil, cocoa, cashew, groundnut, as well as semi-finished and finished products. Executive director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, disclosed this while delivering a lecture on…
‘Greenhouse technology to aid Nigeria’s tomato export opportunity’
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has commended an indigenous producer of tomato, Wells Hosa Greenhouse Farms Limited, for deploying the use of greenhouse technology to produce exportable tomatoes in the country. The Executive Director, NEPC, Olusegun Awolowo, explained that with the technology, Nigeria could now start to export tomatoes to every part of the…