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CBN Kick-Starts Anchor Borrowers’ Programme In FCT

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has kick-started the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Anchor Borrowers' Programme (ABP) and the 2017 rice and soya beans...

CBN Allocates N10.4bn For Farmers’ Support Services In Borno

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it had allocated N10.45 billion to augment farmer support services and encourage agricultural activities in...

LAPO Disburses N2.2bn Agric Loan

The Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) said it disbursed the sum of N2.2bn to 92,156 persons as agricultural loan between January and May 2017. It...

Ebonyi Borrows N10bn To Finance Agriculture

The Ebonyi State Government says it has borrowed N10 billion from the Federal Government to finance agricultural activities in the state. Gov. David Umahi of...

4,515 Farmers To Get N728m Worth Inputs In Anambra

No fewer than 4,515 rice and cassava farmers in Anambra State are to receive farm inputs worth N728 million under the International Fund for...

Niger Govt To Purchase 90 Tractors For Farmers

The Niger state government is to purchase 90 units of tractors and their implements this financial year, Governor Abubakar Bello has said. Bello said...

7yrs Of RUFIN Project: FG, IFAD Review Impact On Rural Farmers

The Intentional Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in collaboration with the Federal Government have designed the Rural Financial Institution-Building programme (RUFIN) to strengthen the...

OCP Africa Launches Agribooster In Kaduna

…to support 5,000 maize farmers In a bid to improve smallholder farmers and ensure food security in the country, OCP Africa, (a new African company...

Benue Farmers Solicit Increased Funding Of Agric Sector

Farmers in Benue on Friday urged on the government at all levels to increase the resources allocated to the agricultural sector in their budget. The...

C’River Awards N1.16bn Banana Farm Contract

The Cross River Government says that it has awarded N1.16 billion contract for the commencement of work on a model banana farm project in...

FADAMA Designed To Boost Nigeria’s Food Production – World Bank

Dr Adetunji Oredipe, ‎the World Bank Task Team Leader, says the Graduate Unemployment Youths Support Scheme (GUYSS) will enhance food production and create job opportunities...

Uganda Gets Shs652 Billion for Rural Agriculture Financing

The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) on Tuesday announced that Uganda had been allocated $168 million (about Shs651.6 billion) for rural transformation through...

China Promises To Spend $6.7bn To Develop Nigeria’s Agriculture

Zhao Linxiang, Chinese Economic and Commercial Counselor, said that his country promised $6.7 billion to develop Nigeria’s agriculture through training of hundreds of Nigerians...

Kwara Gets N2b For Commercial Agriculture

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will supplement the investment of Valentine Chickens, a subsidiary of Shonga Farms Holdings Limited in Kwara State, with...

BOA Gives Southwest Farmers N4.7b Loan

• Decries Default In Payment The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) has decried the attitude of farmers to payment of loans incurred by the bank, saying...

Farmers Repay N8.3 Billion

Diversify portfolios, fund MSMEs, CBN tells banks Farmers, who borrowed money under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have commenced...

$13 Million Fund Targets 15,000 Nigeria And Tanzania Youth With Agrifood...

A five-year, $13 million collaboration between Michigan State University and The MasterCard Foundation will help 15,000 young people access employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in...

Nigeria To Restructure Agriculture Bank

Nigeria is to restructure Bank of Agriculture (BOA) to facilitate farmers’ access to loans and encourage youths’ participation in farming. The Minister of Agriculture and...

Keystone Bank Boosts Agric With N300m To Anchor Borrowers Programme

Although, the commercial banks finance agricultural activities but their credits are urban based and so small that their impact cannot be felt in the...

$4.5bn China Loan To Be Committed To Agric Mechanisation – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has assured that the $4.5bn that will come to the agriculture sector from the...

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