INVITATION TO THE JUNE NIGERIAN AMERICA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (NACC) BREAKFAST MEETING

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The Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce, NACC, in collaboration with Cardinal Security Services Limited, Lagos State Chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria and the US Economic Office invites you to the June Breakfast Meeting.

Date:                           Wednesday 29th June, 2016

Time:                          9am prompt

Venue:                        Victoria Hall, InterContinental Hotel, Plot 52A Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Participation Fee:      Members N7,500, Non-Members N9,000

Topic:                    ‘Food Security and the Role of Insurance in the Sustainability of Agro-Allied Business’.

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As the country migrates from an oil dependent economy to non-oil exports, the emphasis is on agriculture and other opportunities.  In a land blessed with so much food, Nigeria is still unable to feed herself, talk less of being able to export.  Why are we still importing foods that we can easily produce in our country, in our backyards? What happened to our once celebrated status as a major groundnut, cocoa, hides and skin and rubber exporter in Sub-Saharan Africa? How do we become self-sufficient in food production?  Why is Nigeria not the Food Basket of Africa?

The June 2016 breakfast meeting will discuss these and more and offer solutions.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

–  Learn about the many factors making us dependent on food imports and how food insecurity arising from this directly affects you

– Gain a deeper insight on how to protect your farm lands. By using traditional methods and digital technology, you will learn how to secure your farm lands against encroachers: herdsmen, animals, etc.

– Learn about insuring your farm and produce against natural and manmade disasters – fire, flood, pests, etc.

– Discover the power in the cooperative for food security

– Engage with experts in the insurance, agro-processing and food monitoring industry on risk management and global best practices

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The breakfast meeting promises to be fully interactive and extremely informative.

Keynote speakers and guests have been drawn from local and international agencies, parastatals and organizations tasked with efficiently managing the country’s agricultural value chain and ensuring sustainability within the ecosystem.  They include: Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria, Nigeria Agricultural Research Council, IITA, FIIRO, All Farmers Association of Nigeria, etc.

Food Security and its challenges affect us all as individuals and a nation, so do not miss out on this strategic session.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Enquiries – 0808-297-7706 I www.nigerianamericanchamber.com I

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