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Agra Innovate Lagos
6 - 7 December 2022 | Timings: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Landmark CentreLagos, Nigeria

Conference at Agra Innovate West Africa

Expanding local agribusiness industry and value chain development, inclusive of women and youth to improve food security and regional trade in West Africa.

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Day 1: Tuesday 6 December 2022

Seminar Room 1

  • The impact of climate change on food security and agribusiness viability in Africa
  • Role of Women and Youth in achieving sustainable agricultural development in Africa
  • The impact of the Ukraine-Russian war on the global grains market, and the role of import substitution for food security in Africa
  • Nigeria’s Ban on Maize importation: implications and opportunities in the agricultural sector
  • The role of impact investing in agribusiness and youth empowerment in  West Africa
  • Innovative recovery strategies for agricultural development post Covid pandemic in Sub Saharan Africa

Seminar Room 2

  • Innovative strategies for bridging infrastructure gaps in Agriculture to enhance productivity and food security in Africa
  • The impact of and proposed solutions to rising feed prices on aquafeeds and aquaculture production in Africa
  • Role of artificial intelligence in agricultural productivity and profitability in West Africa
  • How Nigeria can take advantage of the Impending Continental Free Trade Zone in Africa and the opportunities that exist for the Agricultural sector
  • Risk management: a tool for enhancing Agricultural development in Africa
  • Fish as feed inputs for aquaculture: practices, sustainability and implications in Nigeria


Day 2: Wednesday 7 December 2022

Seminar Room 1

  • The Role Of Land Policy In Agricultural Transformation In Africa
  • Relying on Regional Strength to Drive Commercial Agriculture Value Chain Development
  • BASICS: Building an Economically Sustainable Commercial Cassava Seed System
  • Risk management:  a tool for enhancing Agricultural development in Africa
  • Strategies for increasing maize production and enhancing the livelihoods of Nigerian farmers
  • Challenges and Opportunities of Agricultural Financing in Nigeria, and Road-mapping Access to Funding for SMEs in Agribusiness

Seminar Room 2

  • Role of Women and Youth in achieving sustainable agricultural development in Africa
  • Improving the agribusiness sector via environmentally sustainable practices in Oil Palm production in Nigeria 
  • Agricultural financing and insurance opportunities for youth and women development in Africa
  • The potentials of the Nigerian fertilizer industry and how they can impact the GDP of the country
  • How Nigeria can take advantage of the Impending Continental Free Trade Zone in Africa and the opportunities that exist for the Agricultural sector
  • Tapping into the robust potentials in the Nigerian Animal Feed Industry and reducing the cost of livestock production