The Growth of Agriculture in Nigeria Lies in a Sustainable Rural Economy

May 4, 2018


On the 28th of March 2018 at Abuja International Conference Centre, Sterling Bank held it’s 2018 summit on Agriculture – with the theme, Co-Creating A Sustainable Nigerian Economy Through Rural Enterprise’.

The summit pointed out the fact that agriculture is undoubtedly a sustainable economic alternative. Over the past 35 years, the Nigerian economy expanded by approximately three times its size with agricultural as the largest contributor.

It is important to note also that this sector is highly populated by Rural enterprise and these economic agents need the support of collective group-thinkers to help reward their abilities and capabilities, at a higher level. Enriching them to contribute effectively to our economy.

To sustain this growth, financial and social structures need to be put in place through co-creation as working in silos will not help.

The summit was a welcome initiative as it threw light on ways we can work together towards a sustainable economy; showcasing Sterling Bank as a thought leader in agriculture.

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