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.
Statement from Civil Society Organizations working on eCommerce for Development, on the Africa eCommerce Week and Outcomes
Electronic commerce, and digital trade and technology more generally, can stimulate development, generate jobs and help build sustainable livelihoods. However just like previous changes in technology and trading patterns, for developing countries to benefit, they need the right policies and institutional support, both domestically and internationally. This conference has well highlighted the opportunities of e-commerce […]
Advocacy Training on Farmers Manifesto and Traders Charter of Demand organized by NANTS in collaboration with Oxfam
NANTS organized a capacity building /training workshop for stakeholders on engagement strategy with the farmers manifesto produced by farmers’ organizations and agro-based stakeholders under the auspices of the Voices for Food Security. It would be recalled that in view of the fact that small scale farmers and traders have been short-changed over the years by […]
The Leadership of National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) in partnership with Niger Union of Traders Association, Ghana (NUTAG) representing the interest of Nigerian Traders and small business owners in West Africa organized a protest rally at ECOWAS demonstrating against the slow pace of regional integration and particularly, the hypocrisy of the Ghanaian Authorities closing […]
The National Association of Nigerian Traders celebrates their 20th year anniversary in grand style. This event gathered major dignitaries as well as the members of NANTS. The celebration began with a March for peace by the women wing of NANTS which sprung into the celebration awards held in Merit House, Maitama Abuja.
Improving the agricultural sector’s performance is vital to growth and poverty reduction through its direct impact on food security, building resilience, livelihood enhancement and job creation, especially for women and youth. This is evident in the recent policy thrust of the current administration which has also promoted the sector as the key driver of her […]
Nigerians at the grassroots are mostly consulted only during electoral periods and are neglected when policy issues which concerns them are raised. For this reason, NANTS puts in the effort to sensitize citizens at the grass root levels on decisions taken by the federal government particularly on issues around agriculture and trade. NANTS in partnership […]
Advocacy and Policy Dialogue on Standard Weights and Measures for Cassava and Rice Value Chain farmers in Six States
In Nigeria, less than 10% of traders and farmers adopt the culture of weights and measures. Some of the things being measured and weighed by traders and farmers include meat, grains (rice, beans, and wheat), tubers and roots (cassava, yam, and potatoes), etc. The common measurement tools in Nigerian markets include; cups, mudu, bottles, weighing […]