Family Empowerment & Youth Orientation Programme (FEYREP) the pet project from the office of her excellency, the wife of the executive governor of Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria government in partnership with ANBI Intl. Nig Ltd and the media consultant, Africa farming project (NGO), has concluded plans for the 5th WAIPlAS Agribusiness Expo, from 6th to 8th June 2017 at Ibom Hall, Uyo Akwa Ibom.

According to the National Coordinator, Africa Farming Project Bright Okwu WAIPlAS Agribusiness Expo which is West Africa Intl. Poultry, Livestock, Aquaculture, Food security investment summit & Exhibition is an international Aquaculture, livestock & Agro allied show which is designed to bring various Aquaculture, livestock and Agro allied stakeholders, farmers, agencies, institutions, governments, producers, processors, Manufacturers, marketers, distributors, Machinery, equipment, experts, professionals, associations together from all West African states, Africa and other countries of the world for business, knowledge, contacts, networking ,investment , trade and commerce .

The summit is to promote the ideals of livestock, Aquaculture, Agro allied and agribusiness in West African states. Economic cooperation, encourage local and international agribusiness market network, promoting local innovation and research, introduction of new products both local and internationally.

The summit shall involve exhibitions, Seminars/training workshops, business meetings, Government and stakeholders trade missions and relationship, products presentation, lecture presentation, farmers and products company’smeeting/forums and Farm tours
Over 10,000 participants are expected from Nigeria, other West African states and countries of the world.

The summit which is internationally based shall be driven by governments, NGOs and private partnership. The expected partners shall include Government of Akwa Ibom state, first ladys office, ECOWAS Secretariat, FISON, Caftan, NVMA, PAN,AFAN, Federal Ministry of Agriculture (Fisheries Dept.), NSAP, BOI, FIIRO, UNIDO, SMEDAN, NIOMR, USA EMBASSY (AGRICULTURE SECTION), AKWA IBOM STATE Ministry of agriculture,Made,Pind,Coret,Oxfam,USAID.