The Nigeria Expanded Trade and Transport Program (NEXTT) strengthens Nigeria’s private sector investment and trade capacity in agribusiness. This includes direct firm level assistance, capacity building for business associations and public sector institutions charged with the responsibility of assisting the private sector, and trade and investment policy reforms. NEXTT activities will lead to further and lasting impacts of reduced transport costs along the Lagos-Kano-Jibiya (LAKAJI) Corridor and higher quality of food available in the domestic market, as well as jobs and income generation opportunities for Nigerian exporting firms. The project has three components:
April 20, 2016
The need for Nigeria to eliminate impediments to trade facilitation on major highways was the plea by stakeholders at the Road Governance Caravan organized by the United States Agency...
May 22, 2016
The Lagos-Kano-Jibiya (LAKAJI) corridor is a 1,225-kilometre route that runs from Lagos through Kano, ending in Jibiya at the border with Niger Republic. It is a major conduit for food supply from the North to the South. But farmers are finding it difficult to transport food across the region...