The Kingdom of the Netherlands, National Agency for Biotechnology Development , and Agrorite Limited have confirmed their participation in the forthcoming digital conference, tagged “Aggregating Sustainable Agricultural Innovations for Food Security in the post covid-19 pandemic era.
The conference is being organised by
Agrobusiness Times Limited , and it will hold September 3, 2020.
“The conference is primally focused on how Nigeria can be food secured in the post covid-19 era, considering the ravaging effects that the covid-19 pandemic has had on the agricultural sector and the nation’s economy.,” said the Editor of Agrobusiness Times, Mr. Jim Rex-Lawson Moses.
He said that the conference would enable a proper preparation of stakeholders in the industry towards embracing innovative solutions and models that will ensure or guarantee a food secured nation in the post pandemic era , considering the ravaging effects that Covid 19 has had on the Agricultural Sector.
Speaking futher, he said: “the conference has become imperative following a recent report by the World Bank that the collapse in crude oil prices, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic, is expected to plunge the Nigerian economy into a severe recession, the worst since the 1980s.
The World Bank, in a new report, titled; Nigeria in times of COVID-19: Laying foundations for a strong recovery, estimated that Nigerias economy would likely contract by 3.2 per cent this year”.