One voice for Nigeria’s Agricultural
 Commodity Associations

ABOUT FACAN

A Common Voice for Agricultural Commodity Associations in the Country.

The Federation of Agricultural Commodity
Associations of Nigeria (FACAN), the apex umbrella body for Agriculture
Commodity Associations in the country, an initiative of the Federal Government,
in line with Public/Private Partnership Arrangement (PPPA) as a one-stop centre
between the Government and the organized Private Sector in Agriculture and a
link between the private Agro-commodity merchants, within and outside.

FACAN was incorporated in Abuja, Nigeria
with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in 2010 as a regulatory body for
the Agricultural Commodity Associations.

OUR STRATEGIES

To enhance efficiency and effectiveness in all business of all the Agricultural Commodity Associations in order to create wealth and generate employment opportunities.

STRONG LINKS

Promoting strong links among the stakeholders.

CREATING PLATFORMS

Creating a platform that will encourage the confederating units of Agricultural Commodity Associations to speak with one voice on all issues.

influence national economic policies

To influence national economic policies towards enabling environment for   production, processing and export of agricultural commodities.

With growing demand for commodities for export, farmers face traditional challenges of establishing commercial links with domestic exports and international buyers. These difficulties informed the intervention of FACAN.

OUR PROGRAMMES

How We Support

FACAN has been collaborating with Research Institutes, Agencies and State Agricultural Development Programme Offices on how farmers can increase agricultural commodities production and quality through seed distribution and extension support. 

THE FEDERATION OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY ASSOCIATIONS OF NIGERIA (FACAN)

FACAN assists farmers to source for agricultural loans at a reasonable rate and give the support to their farms through access to key resources. 

Annual meetings with farmers in the industry called Pre-Harvest are recognized to help farmers aggregate their individual harvest into exportable quality and to elect delegates who represents them at a larger forum of local buyers/sellers meeting in collaboration with Nigeria Export Promotion Council.  

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Coming Soon

In line with the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) ‘Feed Africa Agenda’, we are digitizing and transforming the agro-commodities ecosystem through innovation and mobile technology. 
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