Women entrepreneurs in Nigeria will benefit from Directory of Business Organisations, according to International Trade Centre (ITC).
Olusegun Awolowo, the Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), who made the disclosure in Lagos at the launch of Directory for women-owned businesses in , said the Council was focusing on partnership for better integration of women into the economic fabric of Nigeria through connecting them to global trade.
He said Women are the backbone of practically all economies, especially the informal economy.
He, therefore, said: “we must join other countries by working together to boldly make women business enterprises a significant contributor to the country’s economy and revenue.”
The BSO Directory, which was produced by NEPC in partnership with ITC, presents a profile of existing BSOs for women in export subsectors in Nigeria.