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Experts, others converge in Lagos to reshape Agric sector

Industry experts and other critical stakeholders in the food and agriculture sector across West Africa sub-region will converge in Lagos next week for the maiden edition of the West Africa Agric Show, (WASS).

The WASS, according to its Convener, Mr Idowu Asenuga is aimed at accelerating the food revolution in the African continent and offers a platform through which critical stakeholders in the industry, within the region and globally, will meet to share ideas and interface on innovation to reshape the Agric sector.

Asenuga, who is also the Managing Director of Agri SUPPLIES Limited explained that the WASS the idea came on the heels of his passion to provide a solution to food scarcity and to enhance food productivity and quality in Nigeria and in West Africa sub-region.

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He added that the three-day event will draw experts from across the globe who are “knowledgeable in the deployment of technology required for enhanced food production and processing, and they will be on the ground to provide information and know-how to participants.”

Participants expected includes small, medium and large scale farmers; research organisations, government parastatals and financial institutions. Others include students, equipment manufacturers, suppliers, industry leaders and decision-makers.

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