NANTS President in Lome with the ECOWAS Director of Agriculture and Water Resources and Executive Directive of the Regional Agency for Agriculture and Food (RAAF); during the consideration of Draft Regulations for the transportation and movement of livestock and agro produce in ECOWAS region.
NANTS embarked on advocacy campaign strategies and awareness creation rallies across Nigeria on the dangers of using agrochemicals to produce, preserve, prepare and process food, meat, including fruits and grains. Such indiscriminate use of chemicals is unhealthy having been reported to constitute terrible hazard to the health of Nigerians. NANTS is totally against these practices […]
The meeting is convened with a view to establish structures and partnerships with which the following objectives shall be achieved; 1. Framing the challenges small businesses are faced with and identifying key actors responsible for addressing same. 2. Development of next steps action plans addressing corruption red flags in governments financing and support of small […]
The ongoing sensitization and training of farmers on the tracking and monitoring of the farmers manifesto commitments of political parties and successful candidates. Holding in Abuja.
The first Cassava Stakeholders meeting under the current administration was organized by the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) in collaboration with Oxfam in Lagos, Nigeria on the 25th of November 2015. The stakeholders roundtable was attended by various actors in the cassava value chain such as the cassava farmers, especially the small holder farmers, […]
This policy brief is produced with the aim of educating particularly, ECOWAS Non State Actors (NSAs) and the general public for a proper and informed understanding of the ECOWAS Agricultural Policy – ECOWAP and its implementation process. The brief has become necessary as an instrument for engaging ECOWAS and her member States especially within the […]
The Growth Enhancement Support (GES) scheme is one significant innovation in the Nigerian agricultural sector that has spurned a lot of interests among the stakeholders many of whom are desperate to make it succeed. NANTS has been involved in monitoring and tracking investment (budgets and allocation) on agriculture, trade and investment sectors of the economy […]
The annual Budget has been widely regarded as the second most important legal document of a nation after the Constitution. This is because it is a tool for allocating scarce resources of the country to sectors of the economy on an annual basis. In so doing it demonstrates government commitment and prioritisation among sectors, programmes […]
Nigeria’s budget and fiscal management for 2015 promises to be uniquely challenging for the country because of the consistent fall in the international price of the country’s major source of revenue (oil). In addition to that particular challenge, 2015 happens to be Nigeria’s general election year and if as usual history is not misleading, politicians […]