Crenov8 Consulting; a leading consulting and digital technology firm in the Middle East, Dubai and Africa is set to hold its agro-export conference tagged Meet the Farmers Conference (MTFC), Nigeria on October 10, 2018, at Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos.
Meet The Farmers’ Conference is an agro stakeholders’ conference that aims to connect large-scale agro commodity producers to buyers and investors in the Middle East, while also establishing and strengthening the international trade ties that exist between Africa and the GCC through agriculture.
Crenov8 embarked on this mission in 2017 to create a platform where the African agricultural producers will meet with off-takers in the Middle East and beyond, to effectively translate business deals and network, collaborate, and form potential business partnerships across borders, to ensure food security in the Middle East and promote agribusiness in Africa.
2017 MTFC which held in Dubai received high governmental and political recognition, moderated by H.E. Juma Al Kait: the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy Dubai, and underwritten by the CEO ofHamriyah Free Zone Authority; the largest free zone in the United Arab Emirates(UAE) H.E. Saud Salim, was hugely successful.
“Meet The Farmers Conference is targeted at both large and small-scale farmers to tap into the $100billion market in Dubai-that is why we are partnering with relevant stakeholders across both government, to help us, aggregate farmers, to export Agric produce to the UAE,” said Bola Oyedele, Business Consultant at Crenov8 Consulting.
This year, Crenov8 has successfully held editions of the Conference in Ghana on July 4, Kenya on September 21, 2018, and another to hold in Rwanda on October 5, while the Nigerian edition, to hold on October 10, 2018. The main conference will take place in on the 4th and 5th of November, 2018.
Meet the Farmers Conference is supported by GEO Travels, Wal-Wanne and Sons, FarmCrowdy, Industry, Trade and Investment, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Lagos State’s Ministry of Agriculture, amongst others.
Onyeka Akumah, Babatunde Ruwase, Abubakar Bello, Adebowale Onafowora and other renowned Agric stakeholders in Nigeria would be speaking at the conference.
The event is open to all with an attendance fee of 100 USD. To attend, sponsor or exhibit at the event, interested parties can register via mtfc.crenov8.com