UNIDO, IFAD, UN Women, FAO, UNDP and Oxfam in collaboration with the Songhai Centre, organized a 4 day workshop fair (6th – 9th October 2012) on the theme “Women and Youth as Catalyst for Agribusiness Development and Growth in Western Africa”. The event started with a trade fair showcasing agribusiness produces and processing machineries and culminated in a consultative forum which explored strategies for attracting more women and youth in agribusiness - as a credible job and wealth creation option for the sub region.
|Stalls at Trade Fair with agro entrepreneurs displaying their products|
|Dr Patrick Kormawa UNIDO Country Rep Nigeria and First Lady Cross River State|
|A cross section of young entrepreneurs|
|Agro entrepreneurs sharing their success stories|
|A cross section of agribusiness enthusiasts listening to experience sharing sessions|
|The Minister of Youth Development(Nigeria) Hon Inuwa Abdul-Kadir, listening to young agroentreprenuers|