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April 17, 2024

Nigeria to Participate in Paris International Agricultural Show

Nigeria is set to make its debut at the Paris International Agricultural Show, scheduled from February 24th to March 3rd, 2024.

The Embassy of France in Nigeria disclosed Nigeria’s engagement in the 60th edition of the Show in a statement issued on Wednesday, conveyed by Onyinye Madu, the press officer.

“Marking a significant debut, Nigeria will grace the Paris International Agricultural Show with the inaugural Pride of Nigeria Pavilion. This Pavilion will serve as a vibrant showcase, spotlighting an extensive array of Nigerian agricultural products, including Cocoa, Palm oil, Cassava, Yam, Sorghum, Cashew nuts, Maize, Millet, and Honey.

“This endeavor seeks to propel Nigerian agricultural excellence onto the global stage, amplifying the nation’s abundant agricultural heritage and untapped potential,” the statement noted in part.

The Paris International Agricultural Show offers Nigeria a valuable platform for meaningful interactions with global stakeholders, exploring promising trade opportunities, and showcasing innovative developments in agriculture.

Additionally, it signifies the strengthening partnership between France and Nigeria in the agricultural sector.

The Nigerian delegation, led by Senator Abubakar Kyari, the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Food Safety, includes prominent figures from the agribusiness sector like Flour Mills Nigeria, BUA Group, and Dangote Industries, along with leading banking institutions such as Access Bank and Zenith Bank, highlighting the substantial presence of Nigeria’s agribusiness industry at the event.

The Embassy of France in Nigeria warmly invites stakeholders, industry enthusiasts, and the general public to immerse themselves in the captivating experience of the Pride of Nigeria Pavilion at the Show.

For sixty years, the Paris International Agricultural Show has been an annual beacon, bringing together farmers, producers, manufacturers, and policymakers from across the globe.

This event serves as a dynamic forum for exchanging insights and unveiling cutting-edge advancements in agriculture. With over 1,000 exhibitors and attracting more than 600,000 visitors, it stands as Europe’s premier agricultural exposition.

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