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Enabling Nigerian firms to become export ready

Against a backdrop of falling oil prices, the Nigerian government has woken up to its economic vulnerability to oil-related disruptions. This underscores the need for diversification to non-oil exports. PDF Bridge supported the drive towards growing non-oil export by supporting under-represented non-oil exporters through three strands of work: strengthening Nigeria’s ability to trade beyond its borders through the Network of Practicing Non-Oil Exporters of Nigeria (NPNEN), an export mentorship programme, which links experienced exporters with new and growing export businesses; and training sessions for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) intending to export non-oil goods were held on; Market Entry Strategies, Understanding export documentation, Raising Finance for Export, Branding, and packaging for export. In addition, Roundtables were held on;

  • Addressing Barriers to Access to Foreign Markets – An analysis of Spices & Herbs, Textiles & Garments, and Leather Products;
  • Analysis and Impact of Export Expansion Grant on Export Potential, Market Access and Export Competitiveness in Nigeria;
  • Improving Market Access through Digital Trade and;
  • Analysis of Potentials of Nigeria’s Services Sector for Economic Diversification, Employment and Foreign Trade;
  • Diversification and Non-oil Export Opportunities for Nigeria States Post-COVID19 Study

Engagement with the legislature

Dr. Dapo Oyewole and Dr. Greg Ezeilo, PDF Bridge Technical Advisors appointed to support the Office of the Speaker and the Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives respectively discuss their contributions to pro-poor policies.

Enhancing national planning

Nabila Aguele, a PDF II adviser attached to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, discusses her efforts to improve performance management and development cooperation.

Exploring Export Business Opportunities in the Post COVID Era

The Network of Practicing Non-Oil Exporters of Nigeria (NPNEN) collaborated with PDF Bridge to bring a 90-minutes training on ‘Exploring Export Business Opportunities in the Post-COVID Era’. This training was delivered by Mr. Bamidele Ayemibo, a trustee of NPEN and an International Trade Expert.

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