BusinessDay to Host 4th Annual Agribusiness and Food Security Dialogue


Every year, BusinessDay hosts the Agribusiness and Food Security Dialogue to push forward the debate on optimal ways to improve the contribution of the agricultural sector to national productivity.

The 4th edition of the Agribusiness & Food Security Dialogues is scheduled to hold August 27, 2020 with the theme: Interventions -at- Risk: The Outlook for Smallholder Farmers’ Assitance, Empowerment & Integration

At previous editions, speakers have discussed pathways to the upliftment of rural farmers to sustainable prosperity, farm inputs policy design, alternatives for the achievement of self-sufficiency in staple foods, factors that can create a conducive environment for increased farm exports, solutions to logistics and infrastructure challenges, recent developments for the reduction on post-harvest losses, and the state of progress on raising local production quotas in manufacturing inputs

Scheduled speakers for the event are: Niyi Ogungbade, MD/CEO, GroupPharma, Aliyu Abulhameed,MD/CEO, NIRSAL and Onyeka Akumah, CEO, Farmcrowdy

Discussions will take place around four topics:

  • Full term Scorecard: A review of the Agricultural Promotion Policy (2016 – 2020) and its impact on States
  • Intent vs. Results: Perspectives on the Performance of the Anchor Borrowers’ Program
  • Beyond goodwill: Achieving Efficiency and Resilience of Backward Value Chains among FMCGs
  • Called to question: The Reputational Future of Farm Crowdfunding Platforms and Agritech Start-ups

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