Virtual Scoping Mission to Nigeria

Nigeria’s large supply of arable yet largely unfarmed land, abundance of renewable energy resources, growing number of tech hubs and sizable waste concerns, provide immense opportunities for Dutch and Italian companies to introduce innovative and sustainable solutions for mutual growth. Together with IOM, and Unioncamere Piemonte we invite you to join the Virtual Scoping Mission to Nigeria on the 17th of February 2022.

17th of February 2022
NABC trade mission
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  • Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy and most populous country, is a true economic powerhouse on the continent. The country is well-positioned to become one of the world’s leading economies in 2030 with growth being fuelled by its large consumer market, strategic geographic location, and young and highly entrepreneurial population.

    Nigeria’s large supply of arable yet largely unfarmed land, abundance of renewable energy resources, growing number of tech hubs and sizable waste concerns, provide immense opportunities for Dutch and Italian companies to introduce innovative and sustainable solutions for mutual growth.

    To learn more about how your company can benefit from the various opportunities that Nigeria has to offer, together with IOM, and Unioncamere Piemonte we invite you to join the Virtual Scoping Mission to Nigeria on the 17th of February 2022. This mission will feature some of Nigeria’s most promising business opportunities in agribusiness, (renewable) energy, circular economy and the tech industry.

    In addition, the mission will highlight the potential of tapping into Nigeria’s talent pool to increase your local presence, expertise, or to diversify your current workforce.

  • WHY JOIN?

    • Get informed about sector developments and market entry information.
    • Gain a deeper understanding of Nigeria’s investment climate.
    • Meet and network with Nigerian stakeholders.
    • Connect with Nigerian job seekers and explore how the MATCH Project can support you with your hiring needs.

    WHO CAN JOIN?

    • Italian and Dutch-based companies and knowledge institutes.

    HOW TO SIGN-UP?

    • Registration is possible until Friday the 7th of January 2022. Late registration is possible but without tailor-made matchmaking.
    • Participation is free of charge. Registration does not mean automatic admission to the virtual mission.
  • WHY NIGERIA?

    • Africa’s largest economy and the 27th largest economy worldwide, with a GDP of 448 billion USD
    • In 2030, 160 million Nigerians will be in consuming-class households, which is more consumers than the populations of France and Germany combined
    • Nigeria is endowed with many natural resources and has vast amounts of arable land and water resources that offer significant opportunities for development and investment
    • Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial centre, is among the world’s largest cities and has emerged as a leading technology hub in Africa
    • A digital sector that has grown from contributing less than 1% of the nation’s GDP in 1999 to 13.47% in Q3 of 2020
    • Nigeria has the world’s second-largest electrification deficit with about 43% of Nigerians living off-grid. Renewable energy can provide the reliable power that is needed for economic growth
    • In 2019, received investments of 663.24 million USD into Africa’s start-ups – making Nigeria the foremost investment destination on the continent