THE Nigerian Export Promotion Council, the country’s lead agency in the promotion of non-oil export has begun a two day capacity building program for youths in Anambra State under the zero to export initiative.
The two day event, which started yesterday, holding at Mr Smith Hotel, Awka, is organised by the council in partnership with Anambra State Emerging Entrepreneurs Network (ASEEN).
The program is aimed at building the capacity of Anambra youths to handle export trade and help them expand their horizon in business ideas.
Zero to export initiative developed by Nigerian Export Promotion Council in 2017, is aimed at developing the capacity of the exporting community with a view to enhance the performance of the sector.
Welcoming the participants, the state Head, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Mrs Jane Ego Ohiri said the two days capacity building workshop will help the participants learn what will help them engage successfully in export to improve their individual economy, the state and the country at large.
She enjoined them to pay attention to the resource persons who she said will take them to the A-Z on export procedure, documentation, e-commerce etc.
One of the resource persons, the Executive Secretary/ CEO Institute of Export Operations and Management, Mr Ofon Udofia, while taking the participants on documentation said that with export, the youth can lead successfully through legitimate means.
He took the participants through the crucibles of export.