(Manufacturing Partnerships for African Development) is an invite-only Government and CEO-level forum.
A series of roundtable discussions, chaired by the DG and President of MAN, that address government policy and strategic-level industry topics, the roundtables host Federal Government Agencies, ECOWAS Officials, the MAN Executive Committee, International Trade Departments and Export Councils as well as C-level Industrialists and Financiers.
The Manufacturing sector plays a catalytic role in a modern economy and has many dynamic benefits crucial for economic transformation. In a typical advanced Country, the manufacturing sector is a leading sector in many respects. It is an avenue for increasing productivity related to import replacement and export expansion, creating foreign exchange earning capacity; and raising employment and per capital income which causes unique consumption patterns. These roundtable discussions have been developed to generate discourse around solving the key issues facing the Nigerian manufacturing sector.