Summit is from 20th – 21st November 2017 titled “Agriculture: Investment Opportunities”. The summit is an opportunity to bring together all stakeholders namely Investors, Farmers, Sponsors, Academics and General Public to deliberate and create opportunities within the State.
Venue: Reverton Hotel, Lokoja, Kogi State
Time: 9:00 am to 4 pm daily
The deliverables of the summit is to create jobs within the state especially for youths and women. Income generation & trade balance. Bring in local and foreign investment opportunities, open up cluster farming centres across the state and ultimately to create wealth for the teaming population of the state.
●Today, Kogi is already the number one cassava producer in Nigeria and by extension number one in the world (Nigeria: 54 million metric tonnes (MT) per annum. While Kogi produce slightly over 4 million metric tonnes. This summit will help us consolidate on cassava production, rice, cashew and also to be number one for other crops such as soyabean and maize.
● Kogi State occupies a strategic position to lead agricultural development in Nigeria given its natural endowment of resources and confluence of the 2 major rivers with fertile alluvial soil deposits
●Expedited action on Agricultural development
●Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Investors during and after the summit (MoU desk office will be established for this purpose)
●Grant investor’s conditional certificate of ownership (C of O) to develop Fair Agricultural Project (FAP) Villages. This will be tied to performance milestones.
●Design and supply of Agricultural value chain
●Improved collaboration between agricultural and other relevant organizations with Kogi State government using ADP as the focal point
As a sponsor we shall acknowledge your official logo on all our summit publications, adverts and website.
KOGI STATE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (ADP) LOKOJA, OPPOSITE NNPC MEGA FILLING STATION, LOKOJA OKENE HIGH WAY
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: By appointment