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The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) has partnered with the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) to scale up farmers’ participation in its Anchor Borrower Programme to increase agricultural productivity in the country. BoA Managing Director, Prof. Danbala Danju disclosed that...
Agro News Nigeria is supporting and setting up a nationwide Youth Agribusiness Cooperative to provide a platform for youths and other persons especially those who have a day to day job to venture into Agribusiness; Livestock, Crop Production, Agric...
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...
Beyond knowledge and experience, capital is the next most important factor required by both Agric start ups, existing farmers and any Agribusiness investor to birth idea to reality. Every day, we get loads of requests from our audience and a...
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...
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has announced plans to extend credit support services to Nigeria’s agricultural sector, noting that this move was crucial, due to the sector’s contribution to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the multiplier effects it...
The Nigerian Incentive Based Risk Sharing for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) said it has been hailed for its central role in enabling a significant increase in lending to agriculture by the financial sector within the last four years. NIRSAL said it...
About 10,000 rice farmers in Kano State are to benefit from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Initiated Rice Anchor Borrowers programme, under the first phase. The first batch of 5, 540 beneficiaries have been cleared for participation in the...
Are you looking for a reliable, secure and guaranteed income by investing in Agro-Allied derivatives and commodities? Interested in being part of a network of Agribusiness investors and share investment knowledge and skills? Do you have funds but do not have...
As part of its five-year Agricultural Investment Program (IP) in Africa, the Export Trading Group (ETG) has secured a  $100-million corporate loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance agricultural projects across African Countries, Nigeria inclusive. The AfDB Board...

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