Welcome2Africa Set to Host the Inaugural Agri Investments and Capital Market Forum 2021


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Welcome2Africa International (W2A), in collaboration with the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending PLC (NIRSAL), is pleased to launch the inaugural Agri Investment and Capital Markets 2021 forum, slated to hold by 8am-5pm, on the 30th of June 2021 at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.


The primary objective of the forum is to facilitate the establishment of an agribusiness pipeline for the capital markets and other non-conventional financial markets - with a focus on high-value commodities such as; cocoa, cashew, and ginger. In addition to this, the forum will critically ex-ray the Nigerian capital market, policies, challenges, as well as unlock the enormous potentials and opportunities in the multi-trillion-naira sector. Other objectives include:

  • Demonstrating and showcasing investment products and how to structure products suited for Nigeria's Agribusiness Sector
  • Exploring Structured Ag Commodity Trade Finance in Nigeria
  • Exploring how policymakers and regulators can further promote sustainable and integrated securities markets, Investor Confidence and enhance global coordination and converged regulation for agribusiness development in Nigeria
  • Showcasing options that are available to investors in the Nigerian capital markets, seeking to diversify their portfolios - through the showcase of viable opportunities with a focus on high-value commodities, and exploring mechanisms that need to be in place to establish effective investor protection and financial stability

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Confirmed Guest and Speakers include:

  • Mr. Aliyu Abbati Abdulhameed, MD/CEO NIRSAL
  • Mr. Kenneth Obiajulu, MD/CEO One Capital
  • Mr. Sunil Dhanuka, Country Head, Valency Agro Nigeria Ltd
  • Mr. Chuka Mordi, MD, Ellah Lakes Plc


The forum will analyze the experiences these businesses face in raising funds via the capital markets and the various instruments, strategies, processes, and resources utilized in facilitating these deals.   


For Registration, kindly visit: www.welcome2africaint.com/aicm2021

You can also reach out to Richard Agetu via ragetu@welcome2africaint.com for more enquiries and information about the event.

About the Organizers

Welcome2Africa International (W2A) is an investment and trade facilitation company with a focus on Nigeria’s Agricultural sector. Over the years W2A has focused on engaging agri-inclined investors, and key stakeholders from all over the world though international conferences, that have been held in Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, London, Ghana and Nigeria. W2A is led by a board who combined have facilitated over $5b worth of investment into different sectors across Africa in their respective fields.


NIRSAL PLC (The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending) is a US$500million Non-Bank Financial Institution wholly owned by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) created to Redefine, Dimension, Measure, Re-Price and Share agribusiness-related credit risks in Nigeria.


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