Indigenous products and services from different Countries in within the African Continent, with the sole aim of repositioning local goods and services made in Africa, by Africans, to position the Continent on the Path of Sustainable Socio-economic growth and wealth creation.

It is a NEPAD-NIGERIA Initiative in Collaboration with the African Trade Centre (ATC).

Aim & Objectives:

  1. Encourage local content development
  2. Facilitate Intra-Regional trade development
  3. Showcase the economic potentialities of small and medium enterprises (SMES) for regional Cooperation.
  4. Expose non-oil products and services to ideas that can promote Competitiveness and recognition of the global market.
  5. Break the age- long neglect and marginalization of African products, goods and services in the International market.
  6. Provide a unique meeting point for interactions and exchange of ideas between investors, manufacturers’ exporter entrepreneurs and financiers as well as the creation of an indispensable one-stop market for locally manufactured goods and services.
  7. What is happening in the programme?

After the success full organisation of the first fair in October 2010, second phase has been considered to be held in 2015.

What Progress has been made so for?

The local organising committee is been put in place to start in ernest preparation for the next year.

The Team NEPAD Nigeria Office:

  • Director(DPI), Deputy Director(PDI)
  • Assist Directors and Programme officers
  • African Trade Centre Rep Nwaubani Prince Oddy
  • Repetitive from Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Nigeria Investment Promotion council (NIPC), Federal Ministry of Finance, Federal Ministry of Culture and Tourism, SMEDAN, ECOWAS, Nigeria Export Promotion Council, Ministry of Internal Affairs and standard of Nigeria (SON).