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Urban Farming: Feeding The Cities

2 March 2022   |   Grand Ballroom, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

 

10:00
National Anthems

 

10:06
Introduction to the event

The MC, Lagos State Government

10:10
Welcome address & opening of the event

Ms Abisola Olusanya, Honorable Commissioner for Agriculture, Lagos State

10:15
Good will message from The Ambassodor Top-Sector

Jaap Bond, Ambassador, Top-sector horticulture and starting materials

10:20
Introducing: The Netherlands in Nigerian Agricultural Collaborations and Ambitions

Mr Bram Wits, Regional Agricultural Counselor for West Africa. Netherlands Min of Agriculture, Nature & Food

10:25
Opportunities, successes, and Challenges of Adopters of Protected Horticulture in Lagos state food system

Mr Samson Ogbole, Team Lead Soilless Farm Lab

10:35
Presentation of the Protected horticulture Study

Mark Dieleman, project manager, Delphy BV

10:45
Paper presentation: Is Dutch Expertise and Knowledge in Protected Horticulture Tailored to the Needs of Lagos state?

Coen Hubers, Founder & coordinator AgriFood Hub at Leiden- Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability, and Frans de Jong, Founder, Seed2Feed

11:00
Video presentations of represented Dutch companies

Coffee Break

11:10
Lagos State Agriculture and Food systems Road Map

Ms Abisola Olusanya, Honorable Commissioner for Agriculture, Lagos State

11:25
Panel discussion: Facilitating protected horticulture and urban farming in Lagos

Followed by Q&A with the (virtual) audience

11:45
Keynote address

Arie Plieger, Deputy Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

11:50
Keynote address

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

12:00
Opening of the networking session & lunch

Brian Udoh, Senior Agricultural Policy Advisor. Netherlands Min of Agriculture, Nature & Food

13:00
End of Program

 

This event is organized by

RVO
Lagos state

This event is coordinated by

Naijalink