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The World Bank said it has currently committed to about $400 million into the Nigerian agriculture, and also unveiled plans to commit another $200 million in the nation's livestock development. The Bank representative, Shehu Salau, who disclosed this at the...
Bank of Agriculture (BOA)Limited is Nigeria’s premier Agricultural and Rural Development Finance Institution. 100% wholly owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The ownership structure is: – Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) 40% Federal Ministry of Finance Incorporated...
Farmers in Edo State are beneficiaries of a N2billion loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) guaranteed by the state government in the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme. It is one of the CBN’s policy initiatives to pursue the creation...
A non-governmental organisation, Lift Above Poverty Organisation, LAPO, has said it disbursed N11.7 billion to 70,819 rural farmers from 2007 and July 2016. Through its programme- LAPO Agricultural and Rural Development Initiative (LARDI), rural farmers have accessed these facilities to...
President Muhammed Buhari on Tuesday said N118.98 billion will be spent to strengthen the nation's agricultural sector in 2018 in order to ensure food security. He said the agricultural sector played a crucial role in Nigeria's recent exit from recession...
To diversify the revenue base of the country especially through agriculture, Stanbic IBTC and the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), yesterday launched a N50 billion agricultural finance scheme. It is believed that the finance scheme would...
By Nume Ekeghe In its bid to promote agribusiness, Unity Bank has effectively keyed into various intervention funds by the federal government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to boost Agriculture thus emerging as one of the leading players in...
The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk-Sharing for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) in line with its mandate to de-risk and facilitate private finance into the agric sector has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Group Crédit Agricole (GCAM) – a top-ranking...
The World Bank says the worth of its running projects in the Agriculture sector in Nigeria is 1.5 billion dollars. The Senior Chief Agric. Economist of the organisation, Dr Adetunji Oredipe, made this known to newsmen at a live Video...
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 Agricultural Development (IFAD)-assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP). Anmabra State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and...

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