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Sahel Capital, fund manager for the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (“FAFIN”), is pleased to announce the successful $65.9 million final close of its debut fund. As part of this close, the African Development Bank, CDC Group, and...
The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) has distributed 10,000 seedlings of improved variety of oil palm known as Tenera to farmers’ associations and cooperative societies for the 2017 planting season.  Speaking at the presentation ceremony recently in Abuja,...
The Sokoto State Government has announced plan to train two million people on poultry farming. This was contained in a statement signed by Malam Imam Imam, the media aide to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and made available to newsmen on...
Commercial banks in the country have raised a total of N26 billion as part of their commitment to finances agro-based small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs). This was disclosed by Mrs. Bola Adesola, the Managing Director of Standard Chartered Bank...
The Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Bagudu, has condemned the continuous importation of rice into the country, describing it as importation of poison. Bagudu, who is the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Rice and Wheat Production, told journalists...
Agro News Nigeria presents the 2nd Edition of the Lagos Agribusiness Investment Clinic for prospective Agribusiness Investors. The First edition of the Lagos Agribusiness Investment Clinic session was held in Lagos on the 7th & 8th of October, 2016. The One...
Cotton farmers under the aegis of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) have received four metric tonnes of improved cottonseeds from the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC). The Director-General of the council, Dr. Hussaini Doko Ibrahim, while addressing...
Nigeria is a country that is blessed with abundant agricultural produce and commodities. Some of these Agro commodities that offer a very promising and high prospect for income and wealth building include; - Soybeans, Hibiscus (Zobo leaf), Ginger, Garlic, Cashew nuts,...
The President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has expressed his readiness to build the biggest agricultural company in Kogi State with focus in the areas of rice and cassava production. Dangote, who said this when he paid a...
A fertiliser producer, Crystallizer Nigeria Limited, has said its product can effectively control armyworm pests, tomato diseases and improve yield. Chairman and Managing Director of Crystallizer Nigeria Limited, General Dansoho Mohammed (rtd), in a statement in Abuja, said the product...

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