Nigeria International Agro Chemical and Agro Equipments Expo, West Africa, NIAA WEST AFRICA is the most important agricultural trade show and even the most influential international Agrictech B2B in West Africa.
NIAA WEST AFRICA will provide a high quality platform for information exchange and trade cooperation in agricultural chemical and equipment sectors.
NIAA WEST AFRICA will combine expert and trade together, aiming to become the best business platform in the agricultural chemical and equipment/machinery industry in West Africa.
NIAA WEST AFRICA will show the latest products and technology of agricultural industry globally, as well as establishing an essential trade platform for technology cooperation and business & information communication.
NIAA WEST AFRICA will witness participants from all over the world most especially, companies who have investment and cooperation plan to tap into most productive Agricultural system in Africa.
NIAA WEST AFRICA will also attract more than 5,000 visitors from West Africa countries and countries around Africa.
The Nigeria International Agro Chemical and Agro Equipments Expo, NIAA West Africa, will be held at Abuja, the City of Power. This edition will integrate new product and service exhibition, marketing and technical exchange and B2B tour and trade talks together. Also, there will open an active business matchmaking window through which exhibitor and agricultural enterprises may march into the productive business market, and will realize an annual get-together for international Agriculture business performers.
- Build brand awareness and active clients
- Generate new markets, sales leads and business network
- Demonstrate products and service
- Conduct market research and meet the buyers face-to-face
- Be part of B2B trade and Tour opportunities
- Source new agents, distributors, importers or exporters
- Upgrade awareness of company or existing products
- Increase sales to current buyers
Nigeria and other West Africa countries have one of the highest consumer rates of Agro chemical and Agro equipment in Africa. With a Standard GDP growth, it managed to surpass all other Sub-continents of Africa in Agro Chemical and Agro Equipment business. For Agriculture development, Agro chemical and Agro equipment are main concern occupation and it offers great potential to the agriculture sector. Agro chemical and Agro equipment business activities account for reasonable figure in the Nigeria and other West Africa countries income. As a major consumer and producer of various Agro chemical and Agro equipment products locally, West Africa is rate as best commercial hub for Agro chemical and Agro equipment products and services in the whole Africa.
- Seeking latest innovation.
- Looking for new customers or clients.
- Possible business ventures and tie-ups.
- Searching for ways and means to expand the business.
President: Muhammadu Buhari (2015)
Land area: 351,649 sq mi (910,771 sq km); total area: 356,667 sq mi (923,768 sq km)
Population (2014 est.): 177,155,754 (growth rate: 2.47%); birth rate: 38.03/1000; infant mortality rate: 74.09/1000; life expectancy: 52.62
Capital (1991 est.): Abuja, 2.153 million
Largest cities: Lagos (2011 est.), 11.223 million; Kano, 3.375 million; Ibadan, 2.949; Port Harcourt 1.894 million; Kaduna, 1.524 million
Monetary unit: Naira
Languages: English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Ibo), Fulani, over 500 additional indigenous languages
Ethnicity/race: More than 250 ethnic groups, including Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Ibo 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%
Religions: Islam 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%
National Holiday: Independence Day (National Day), October 1
Literacy rate: 61.3% (2010 est.)
Geography Nigeria, one-third larger than Texas and the most populous country in Africa, is situated on the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa. Its neighbors are Benin, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. The lower course of the Niger River flows south through the western part of the country into the Gulf of Guinea. Swamps and mangrove forests border the southern coast; inland are hardwood forests.
Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 418,000 (2012); mobile cellular: 112.78 million (2012). Broadcast media: nearly 70 federal government-controlled national and regional TV stations; all 36 states operate TV stations; several private TV stations operational; cable and satellite TV subscription services are available; network of federal government-controlled national, regional, and state radio stations; roughly 40 state government-owned radio stations typically carry their own programs except for news broadcasts; about 20 private radio stations; transmissions of international broadcasters are available (2007). Internet hosts: 1,234 (2012). Internet users: 43.989 million (2009).
Transportation: Railways: total: 3,505 km (2008). Roadways: total: 193,200 km; paved: 28,980 km; unpaved: 164,220 km (2004 est.). Waterways: 8,600 km (Niger and Benue rivers and smaller rivers and creeks) (2011). Ports and harbors: Bonny Inshore Terminal, Calabar, Lagos. Airports: 54 (2013).
West Africa is one of the largest Agricultural business hub in Africa, with a total geographical area of 6,140,000 km2, or approximately one-fifth of Africa. Its estimated population was 371 315 193 million people in 2016, and its population growth rate is 11% per annum. Nigerian, the largest Agriculture business hub in West Africa, its economic statistics reveal annual economic growth rates that averaged over 7% in recent decades, making Nigeria one of the fastest growing economies in the West Africa.
Agro Chemical: Agro Chemical contributed 55% to the agricultural development in Nigeria and other West Africa countries. More 125 million people is the estimated commercial Farmers while about 55 million are in rural farming, managing assets of about 820 billion.
Agro Equipments: To promote the local farming industry in Nigeria and West Africa countries importation of Agro equipments are encourage poultry imports, which has led to the creation of millions of jobs in the Agriculture & related industry. So there is a huge demand for technical know-how and Agro equipment & machineries.
To aid Agriculture development for adequate food production and export purpose, there is provision for policies and organized programmes by Government departments. For Instance, Nigeria Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has organized programmes to regulate Agro chemical and Agro equipment uses for local farming and export markets. Besides the Ministry, there are other Government department regulate the consumption of Agro chemical products, such as National Agency of Food And Drug Control, (NAFDAC). Apart from this, there are associations playing a major role in the development of Agriculture industry. Such as: Association of Farmers of Nigeria, AFAN and others.
In view of this Nigeria displaying big potential in using of Agro chemical and Agro equipment than any other countries in West Africa. In order to facilitate for advance farming technology to support this current status, Nigeria and other West Africa countries need a productive platform for all stakeholders to share knowledge and display latest technology.