Agriculture

Overview

1.2 million hectares of land available for farming, production, storage and processing

 

Leading State for cash crops (cocoa, cashew and rubber), food crops (cassava, rice and maize; as well as the establishment of poultry and aquaculture farms.

 

Special Agriculture Processing Zone (SAPZ) to be funded by AfDB designed to boost productivity, integrate production, processing and marketing of selected commodities

Sub sectors of agriculture

Comparative Advantage

Aquaculture

Ogun State is home to the:

Poultry

Ogun State has the highest commercial poultry rearing (c. 4.5million birds) in Nigeria.

Cocoa

 

Ogun State cocoa production accounts for 70% of Nigeria’s total production (approximately 400 tonnes) (Nigeria Cocoa industry activity).

Opportunities

Abundant water bodies suitable for marine, brackish, and freshwater aquaculture for primary production (of fingerlings and feed)

 

 

 

·Poultry consumption continues to outstrip production by an average of 47% annually, indicating a huge opportunity for local production.

 

·Access to huge national and international markets for cocoa cultivation and processing

INFRASTRUCTURE

Comparative Advantage

Overview

Foremost industrial hub which houses virtually all manufacturing companies in Nigeria. Extensive logistics and distribution (road, rail and sea) routes for goods, equipment and services

Opportunities

Proximity to Lagos and transport deficit presents a huge opportunity to establish mass transport routes between Lagos and Ogun State. Provision of complementary transit operations and maintenance services to support planned state infrastructure

CULTURE, CREATIVE ARTS & TOURISM

Comparative Advantage

Overview

Rich culture and a huge textile and craft industry which has attracted international. Abundant natural sites including Olumo Rock, – a historical monument which sheltered Egba people during the intercity wars of the 1830s; and remains a major attraction in Western Nigeria. Other attractive sites are Omo Elephant Forest, Osuuru Spring Water, and Ekusu Island

Opportunities

Establishment of factories, and allied businesses for the production provision of raw materials such as fabrics and dye chemicals Creation of art galleries and studios to promote the rich stock of arts Establishments of resorts, wildlife reserves to feature swimming, hiking, boat cruises, horse riding, and extensive tours for visitors.

TECHNOLOGY

Comparative Advantage

Overview

Largest technology hub in Nigeria. Highest number of Tertiary Institutions (23) in Nigeria with easy access to digitally-savvy and trainable youth

Opportunities

Establishment of data centres given the unsaturated cloud market. Establishment of IT Training centres to increase IT proficiency across the state. Delivery of Smart City Initiatives to enhance waste management, transport, healthcare systems etc. Provision of E-governance systems to improve delivery of public services

OgunInvest

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oguninvest@ogunstate.gov.ng

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