The National Food and Agricultural Show (FAGRO) Secretariat, in collaboration with Spain-based Agricultural Marketing and Consultancy Firm – Naxan – will roll out the maiden Spanish-FAGRO Agric Trade Investment Programme in Navarra, Spain in March this year.
The five-day event, will take place between March 7 and 11 in Navarra with tours to agri-input, manufacturing and packaging industries, as well as visits to agric-oriented financial and educational institutions, and farmer-based organisations as key highlights.
The event will also feature meetings involving Ghanaian and Spanish companies, the Counsellor of Agricultural development in Spain and commercial agricultural companies, besides visits to key historic sites in Spain,
“ Players in the Agric sector in Navarra are excited about this opportunity and we believe that both countries stand to benefit immensely from this programme”, Raul, a Director at Naxan said; adding “our company is happy to be part of this laudable initiative aimed at sharing best practices between both nations”
Officials of the FAGRO Secretariat will lead a delegation of 15 Agric-oriented companies in Ghana to Spain to explore trade and investment opportunities within the host nation’s Agric sector while availing their counterparts there of same in Ghana.
The event will also serve as a bilateral platform and expert discourse hub on agriculture and agro-based technologies. It will examine critical issues and innovations in the sector and their implications for development.
According to Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, Exhibition Director for FAGRO, “the Secretariat is convinced that this collaborative event with Naxan in Spain – a world leader in agricultural research, innovation and technology – will afford the Ghanaian delegation the opportunity to tap into the rich expertise of their Spanish counterparts in agriculture, and offer an enduring springboard for development-oriented cooperation that will birth mutually-beneficial strategic alliances for both nations.”