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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...
Women farmers under the auspices of  Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) has lamented the inadequacy of support from government and stressed the need for proactive effort to address such inadequacy. At a 2-day workshop organized for the...
Keystone Bank Limited has boosted the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) with a N350 million credit line. The credit line covered 1700 farmers in Taraba and Sokoto states. The Managing Director of Keystone Bank, Mr. Philip Ikeazor, who disclosed this in...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday issued guidelines for the implementation of its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), listing far-reaching sanctions for any violations by all stakeholders. The ABP, a brainchild of the apex bank was launched by President Muhammadu...
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has signed a deal with three international development partners for  the development of the country’s agricultural sector. The pact with GIZ and DFID will aid lending of up to N10 billion to small and medium enterprises...
The Central Bank of Nigeria has said it will, together with the Deposit Money Banks, set up a new fund to boost agriculture and the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the country, targeting at least N30bn for the first...
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 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...
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, have concluded plans to sustain the Rural Finance Institution Building Programme initiatives by establishing Rural Outreach Coordinating Committee (ROCC) to enhance financial inclusion in rural...
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...

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