EU BAN ON COWPEA AND BEANS: THE WAY FORWARD

The European Union placed a ban on the importation of beans and cowpeas from Nigeria in 2013 for a period of one year. This was as a result of the uncontrolled use of pesticides on the crops, as stated in the amended 2015/943 EU regulation. In June 2016, the ban was further extended and it

Reducing the average days required to start a business in Nigeria from 7 to 2 days

Entrepreneurs in Africa continue to face significant barriers to entry when starting a business. Burdensome and costly regulation can prevent entrepreneurs from entering the formal economy, negatively impacting all sectors.⠀⠀It’s therefore worthwhile to state that there is a clear evidence that streamlining regulatory procedures can encourage #business entry, business growth, job creation and rising citizens’ incomes. ⠀⠀The