News

22
May

NANTS PROGRESS (NARRATIVE) REPORT ON EMPOWERMENT @SCALE PROJECT ON GENDER ACTION LEARNING SYSTEM (GALS).

NANTS PROGRESS (NARRATIVE) REPORT ON EMPOWERMENT @SCALE PROJECT  PERIOD:       May 2018-May 2019  Empower@sclae: The GALS Connection In recent years, the demand for integrating “Household Methodologies” (HHM) in rural transformation programmes reached unprecedented levels especially in IFAD loan-financed operations in Africa. IFAD recognizes the Gender Action Learning System (GALS) as the most comprehensive amongst HHM […]

30
Apr

Town Hall Meetings with Political Candidates using the Farmers’ Manifesto and Trader’s Charter of Demand

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) is an umbrella body of traders which constitutes the largest voting constituency in Nigeria, and much more when added to the farmers in her membership. NANTS has developed a Traders Charter of demand and farmers manifesto with which to engage with political parties and their candidates vying for […]

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 […]

20
Sep

SENSITIZING FARMERS AT STATE LEVELS ON THE AGRICULTURAL BUDGET.

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 […]