International Company Supports Nigerian Agricultural Enterprises
An international technical supply company, C. Woermann Nigeria, said it will supply high-quality agricultural equipment to farmers and factory automation systems for food production in the country.
In a statement on Sunday, Okunowski, Managing Director of C. Woermann Nigeria, said the company made the decision when it showed up at the just-concluded Agrofood Nigeria 2022 trade show.
The show, which was the seventh in the Agrofood & Plastprintpack Nigeria series, ran from March 22-24 and was organized by trade show specialists, Fairtrade GmbH.
Agrofood Nigeria 2022 featured global technology leaders from 15 countries showcasing technologies and solutions suitable for Nigerian and West African markets in agriculture, food and beverage processing, ingredients, plastics, printing and packaging.
LR, Mr. Victor Aliyu (Brand Mgr Stihl), Ms. Onome Ayide (Marketing Manager), Mr. Klaus Okunowski (Managing Director) and Mr. Rotimi Oliyide (Sales Engineer, Festo) all from C. Woermann Nigeria at Agrofo
Okunowski reiterated that the company is keen to support the country’s food security and boost agricultural and food processing activity in the country.
“An example of this is our ongoing partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Business Incubation Platform (BiP) in collaboration with STIHL to bring mechanized agriculture closer to local farmers.
“We are making these agricultural tools and equipment because we believe it will go a long way in supporting Nigeria’s food security campaign,” he said.
According to Okunowski, the company has over the years worked in synergy with Nigerian companies and its partners STIHL GmbH to promote mechanized farming that is easily accessible to farmers.
He said that C. Woermann used the opportunity of the exhibition to interact with partners, customers and other stakeholders in the agriculture, food processing and manufacturing value chain to to support industrialization and the supply of authentic and quality products in the country.