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Agriculture

YESAA YOUTH AGRIBUSINESS SUMMIT 2017

Starts: 25th Sep, 2017

Location: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, ABUJA

Summary

The YESAA Agribusiness Summit in 2017 shall be a 3day capacity development program envisioned on encouraging and attracting young people to productive Agribusiness, bearing in mind the grossly untapped opportunities in the agricultural value chain in Nigeria and aging population of farmers. SEMINARS: - CREATIVE AQUACULTURE & FISH FARMING IN THE MANGROVE & HYDROCARBON FIELD - UNCOMMON AGRIBUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES AND HOW TO GET STARTED - ESTABLISHMENT OF SMALL SCALE PROCESSING & PACKAGING INDUSTRY FOR AGRO -FOOD- BEVERAGE PRODUCTS - EXPORTS FOR BEGINNERS: FOCUS ON THE WEST AFRICAN REGIONAL MARKET - OPPORTUNITIES IN AGROCHEMICALS MARKETING, SALES & DISTRIBUTION - SOLVING CHALLENGES WITH STARTUP FUND: ACCESSSTO FUND IS EASY - TRACTORIZATION & MAINTENANCE IN FARM MECHANIZATION: BEST PRACTICES WORKSHOP: - MENTOR-MENTEE NETWORKING AND TUTELAGE SESSIONS - MINI AGRI BUSINESS CLINICS - PEER-TO-PEER NETWORKING SESSIONS COMPETITIONS & QUIZZES - AGRIBIZ ESSAY COMPETITION (1ST N350,000 | 2ND N120,000 | 3RD N70,000) - AGRI-IDEAS COMPETITION (WINNER N500,000) WHY PARTICIPATE - SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION - NETWORK WITH MENTORS AND AGRIBUSINESS PROFESSIONALS - SEE AGRIBUSINESS IN ACTION AT AGRIKEXPO - PARTICIPATE IN THE YESAA AGRI IDEAS COMPETITION FOR STARTUPS - ENLIST IN THE NATIONAL YESAA YOUTH DIRECTORY - OBTAIN CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION FOR CAREER OR OWN BUSINESS EMBELLISHMENT - ENTER FOR THE YESAA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CONVENTION (VALENCIA, SPAIN), 2018 - NAMES OF PARTICIPANTS FORWARDED TO FMARD, CBN, BOI, AND BOA - EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR START-UP GRANT - CHANCE TO WIN PRIZES IN THE ESSAY, QUIZZ & AGRI-IDEA COMPETITION - MAKE FRIENDS WITH PROFESSIONALS, HIGH NETWORTH ENTREPRENEURS, GOVT. REPS, ETC http://www.yesaa.org/summit