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LAGOS 2014 CONFERENCE & AGM PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES

nifst_wp_logoPROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES

AGENDA

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13TH: DAY 1

 

ACTIVITY AND VENUE
8:00 –  5:00pm Arrival, Registration and Food Exhibition
8:30 –  10:30am Special Session on Gains and Losses from Cassava and Yam Value Chain-EU Gratitude, FUNAAB
Chairman Engr. Ayo Olubori, Honorable Commissioner, Ogun State
10:30 – 11:30am Tea Break  
11:30am – 1:00pm Hall A:  Special Session on C:AVA  – Business Session
Chairman Dr. Kolawole Adebayo, CAVAII Director
Lead Speaker Louw Burger, MD, Thai Farms
11:30am – 1:00pm Hall B: Special Session on High Energy Food Value Chain
Chairperson Ms Aderonke Onadeko, DRNL Consult Ltd, Lagos
Lead Speaker Dr Omo Ohiokpehai, FMARD, Nutritionist and Agro-Processor; Team Leader
Discussants ICRISAT/Dangote Group/Banks – Local raw material sourcing

Procon/FMARD – Challenges and successes of sourcing and development machinery

Nestle/Dangote Group/Experiential Consult – Lessons from best practices on the feasibility of High Energy and Nutritious Foods establishment in Nigeria

NAFDAC/SON/WFP –  The role of regulatory agencies in setting standards for High Energy and Nutritious Foods and monitoring compliance

1:00-2.00pm Lunch
2.00-3.00pm A: Special Session on Rice Value Chain
Chairman Prof I. A. Adeyemi, VC Bells University of Tech, Ota
Lead Speaker Dr. Francis Nwilene (Regional Representative AfricaRice)
Discussants  

 

 

 

 

Alh. Abubakar Umza CEO UMZA Farms Ltd

Chief Dr. I. C. Alaka

Representatives Rice Value Chain Office of Fed. Min. of Agric. and Rural Dev.

Mrs. Vera Ezeh (NAFDAC)

 

Nutritional therapy and the Health Challenges of  Nutrients Deficiency by Kieran Kensington Nwagwu

2.00-3.00pm B. Special Session on Flavour/Seasonings  
Chairman Prof. Madu O Iwe, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
Lead Speaker Ndidi Nwuneli MFR, co-founder, AACE Foods/Partner, Sahel Capital, Founder, LEAP Africa
Discussants Flour Mills/Dangote – Local and international raw material sourcing – experiences of a large FMCG

West African Seasoning Company – Challenges and successes sourcing imported spices

USDA – Lessons from global best practices on policy guidelines, implementation and the emergence of the Spice Association in the U.S.

NAFDAC/SON –  The role of Regulatory Agencies in setting standards for spice and monitoring compliance   

3.00-3.30pm Tea Break
3.30-5.00pm Induction / AGM                                             

 


 

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