Nigeria To Debut At Paris International Agricultural Show

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News in Brief:
– Marking its first participation, Nigeria will showcase its agricultural potential at the Paris International Agricultural Show with the aim of connecting with global partners.
– It will showcase the Pride of Nigeria Pavilion with products like cocoa, palm oil, cassava, and more.

Nigeria will be participating for the first time in the prestigious Paris International Agricultural Show, taking place from 24 February to 3 March 2024. This marks a significant step in showcasing the nation’s agricultural potential on the global stage.

The announcement, made by the French Embassy in Nigeria, mentions the establishment of the Pride of Nigeria Pavilion. This vibrant showcase will feature a diverse range of Nigerian agricultural products like cocoa, palm oil, cassava, yam, sorghum, cashew nuts, maize, millet, and honey.

The Paris International Agricultural Show provides a unique platform for Nigeria to connect with international stakeholders, explore promising trade prospects, and share groundbreaking agricultural innovations. It also underscores the growing partnership between France and Nigeria in the agricultural sector.

Furthermore, the Nigerian delegation, led by the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Food Safety, Senator Abubakar Kyari, will be joined by prominent figures from the agribusiness sector. Flour Mills Nigeria, BUA Group, Dangote Industries, Access Bank, and Zenith Bank will be some of thecountry’s partners at the event, a testament to the robust presence of Nigerian agribusinesses.

In additiona, the announcement includes an open invitation to all stakeholders, industry enthusiasts, and the wider public to visit the captivating ‘Pride of Nigeria Pavilion’ at the Show.

Historically, the Paris International Agricultural Show has served as a dynamic forum for exchanging insights and unveiling cutting-edge advancements in agriculture for 60 years. This premier European agricultural exposition attracts over 1,000 exhibitors and welcomes upwards of 600,000 visitors, making it an ideal platform for Nigeria to showcase its agricultural potential and connect with the global community.

Joseph Akahome
Joseph Akahome
Joseph O Akahome (OJ) is a writer, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Literature from the University of Benin. He is an avid agriculturist, with a bias for poultry and an insatiable appetite for chicken wings. When he is neither reading nor researching, he likes to spend recreational time playing board games, or swimming in serene forested lakes.


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