‘Ecosystem Approach, Key to Unlocking Agric Potential’

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Chris Uba

Nigerian entrepreneurs have been advised to shun working in isolation and adopt an ecosystem approach in order to tap into the abundant opportunities available in Nigeria’s agricultural space.

Addressing participants who attended the maiden Agric-Business Africa Conference (ABAC), organised by Agric Business Empowerment Initiative (ABEI), the Convener and Chairman of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Agric Group, Mr. African Farmer Mogaji, noted that it was time to change the dynamics in the agricultural sector and bring the private sector together.

The conference was geared towards helping entrepreneurs in the agricultural space attract investors and scale up their businesses.
“We are trying to bring the private sector at small scale and medium, such that they can put in the right structure and we can get the sector moving forward.

“I will say that most young people venturing into agriculture in Nigeria today, have zeal but no knowledge; they have high…



Source: Thisday Newspaper