Category: NANTS Advocacy

05
Aug

NANTS embarked on advocacy campaign strategies and awareness creation rallies across Nigeria

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 […]

23
May

Stolen Dreams: How Corruption Negates Government Assistance to Nigeria’s Small Businesses

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 […]

18
Dec

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 […]

03
Dec

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 […]

26
Sep

NANTS Peaceful Protest against Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerian Traders By Ghanaian Authorities.

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 […]

21
Sep

NANTS Celebrates 20th Year Anniversary

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.

20
Sep

NANTS celebrates World Food Day with Kanayo O Kanayo

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 […]