The Energy-Agric Nexus for Rural Economic Development was a 2-day conference held in Abuja which highlighted the opportunities available to SMEs within the Agribusiness and Renewable Energy sectors towards unlocking different sources of funding in the financing ecosystem.

The conference was organised by FCMB in collaboration with the Rural Electrification Agency, The European Union, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP), Heinrich Boll Stiftung (HBS) Foundation and Power For All.

The conference was borne out of our firm and consistent commitment towards helping to improve Nigeria's energy access and building a sustainable future for businesses, homes and individuals for overall national development. 

The keynote speech was delivered on behalf of the bank by Mrs Yemisi Edun, Executive Director - Finance, who emphasised that access to clean, modern, sustainable energy is critical for improving the health and livelihoods of billions of people around the world as captured in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG7).

Over 300 participants  were exposed to knowledge sharing and networking opportunities in the Agriculture and Renewable Energy sector.

Date: Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Time: 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM