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CBN Anchor Borrowers Program: 225,000 Farmers To Benefit From NIRSAL’s New Field Structure

As part of its focus on taking business-driven agriculture to the grassroots, the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agriculture, NIRSA, is deploying an...

FG subsidises farmers’ insurance by 50% – NAIC

The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says the Federal Government is subsidising farmers’ insurance in the agricultural value chain by 50 per cent. The Managing...
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Nigeria’s rice importation drops by 95% – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, says rice importation into Nigeria has dropped by 95 per cent in the last two...
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Edo, Ogun lead 32 other states in N3.88bn Agric funds disbursement- CBN

ADEBISI ADEMOLA The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that Edo and Ogun States led in its N3.88 billion Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme (ACGS)...
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Audu Ogbeh to open national symposium on resolving risk in Nigeria’s agricultural value chain

A national symposium to focus attention on fixing the bottlenecks in the nation’s agricultural value chain will hold on November 27 at the Shehu...
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700,000 displaced farmers in NE get FAO fertilizers

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has commenced distribution of farm inputs to 700,000 displaced farmers for dry season activity in the North-East. FAO’s Country...

Fiscal commission says N734 million Barkin-Ladi Irrigation project a scam 

A project verification team from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has described the N734 million Barkin-Ladi Irrigation Scheme project in Plateau as “a scam”. The project...

Nigeria produces 75% agric seedlings in West Africa-Council 

The National Agricultural Seeds Council of Nigeria (NASC) on Tuesday said Nigeria produced 75 per cent of the seeds used in West Africa and exports to...
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500 Kwara farmers get State’s N1bn loans

Kwara State Government said it disbursed about one billion naira loans to 500 small holders farmers and 40 commercial farmers in the state. Gov. Abdulfatah...

FG discusses agric produce exports with foreign countries, says minister

Katsina- The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the Federal Government is negotiating with some foreign countries to facilitate the...