The Trade Hub aims to co-invest in activities that contribute to; creating new jobs, generating high levels of private investment, increasing the value of exports and/or sales, empowering women and the youth, and introducing innovations to modernize agriculture.

Eligible partners include; private sector companies, research institutions, universities,  and non-profit/for-profit organizations.

Annual Program Statements

Applicants will have the possibility to access Co-Investment grant funding from $250,000 to $2 million USD. These funds can be used to grow and upgrade businesses, expand corporate social responsibility projects, or conduct research and development activities to pursue market and technological innovations in the agriculture sector. The amount of funding provided is dependent on the amount of new private investment provided and the impact of the proposal on the Trade Hub’s indicators. For additional information, please refer to the two-component APS below.

Catalytic Business Concept - APS

Promoting Catalytic Business Concepts – APS-WATIH-1021

Concepts d’Affaires Catalytiques – APS-WATIH-1021

Research & Development - APS

Promoting Agricultural Innovations and Modern Technologies in Nigeria- APS-WATIH-1247


Overview of Co-Investment Fund and APS (English

Overview of Research & Development APS 

Frequently Asked Questions (English)

Frequently Asked Questions (French)