Hoping that this congress will continue to provide the platform for global networking on the latest innovations and information sharing, foster closer relations and co-operation between all industry players in our pursuit to enhance the sustainable development of the palm oil industry and sustaining its competitiveness in the global oils and fats market, the Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed its readiness to join the council

The Hon. Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri, has led a Nigerian delegation to the Ministerial Meeting of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to participate in the meeting and submit Nigeria’s proposal to join the Council.

The Council is a strategic global forum for thinkers and strategists to deliberate on technological breakthroughs and advancements in the oil palm sector as well as on the developments of the oils and fats industries.