Nigeria ranks as the second highest producer of tomatoes in Africa. N11.7 billion is spent annually to import processed tomato paste into the country while over 200,000 farmers in Nigeria, whom collectively grow over 1 .5 million metric tonnes of tomatoes every year, currently grow this vegetable crop.
In a bid to deepen the techniques of tomato processing and setting up of small scale tomato processing and packaging venture. The Bank Of Industry Limited is organising a technical training on tomato processing & packaging workshop for Nigerian youths scheduled to hold in Kano and Lagos respectively.
The objective of the workshop is to commercialize the knowledge and techniques of tomato processing gathered over the years through research and practical application
Application opens 17th February and closes 23rd February 201 7.
Interested applicants should register HERE