Rwanda: EAX Hosts Meeting with Nigerian Minister of Agriculture

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R-L Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, Hon. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Dr. Jendayi Frazer, EAX Board Chairman R-L Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, Hon. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Dr. Jendayi Frazer, EAX Board Chairman Photo credit: EAX

KIGALI, RWANDA – Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria, visited the East Africa Exchange (EAX) to learn more about the exchange’s capabilities and functionality.

Dr. Adesina congratulated the EAX team for the progress that has been made since the concept of EAX was first discussed two years ago and emphasized the important role the exchange plays in creating access to markets for farmers. “The work you are doing here is remarkable and needs to be shared with the global community,” Dr. Adesina said.

Dr. Adesina invited EAX to further discuss how the Ministry can partner with EAX and EAX’s sister company, AFEX Nigeria. “I will make myself available so we can move quickly on improving warehouses and…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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