BOI, Ministry of Agriculture Plan N13bn Rice Intervention Fund

Thisday – September 23, 2014

The Bank‎ of Industry (BOI) has stated that it is currently in talks with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, to provide a N13 billion rice intervention fund to boost rice production in the country.

Microcredit bank disburses over N3bn loans to farmers in Kwara

Tribune - September 22, 2014

Managing Director of a micro credit bank in Ilorin emirate, KCMB microfinance bank, Mr. Abayomi Ajayi, has said the institution is committed to eradicating poverty through investing in rural farmers.

Nigeria’s e-wallet system gets additional $150m W’Bank support

Daily independence – September 22, 2014

The World Bank says it has scaled up the funding support to Nigeria’s electronic wallet system to $150 million for the implementation of the second phase of the agricultural initiative in the country.


Demand for tea rises, opens new opportunities

Business Day - September 19, 2014

Tea consumption in Nigeria has been growing by five percent annually since 2008 creating a bigger market not yet fully tapped by local investors and steady exploitation of the opportunities by importers.


Glad Tidings for Pineapple Farmers

Sun Newspaper - September 18, 2014

Better days are ahead for the teeming popula­tion of unem­ployed youths in the South-West.


Nigeria: Tractor Lease Hits the Rock in Kebbi

Allafrica – September 18, 2014

Birnin Kebbi — Kebbi State has not been given any tractors for leasing to farmers, director of the federal ministry of agriculture in the state, Mr Kelvin Tekpat, has said.


Nigeria to get new agricultural policy

Nigerian Guardian - September 15, 2014

The Federal Government Monday constituted a 14-member Policy-Working Group to develop innovative policies and institution that would facilitate the actualization of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda.


Nigeria’s food import bill declines by $2.56b

Daily Independence – September 15, 2014

The Federal Government has declared a $2.56 decline in the country’s food import bill within four years.


450,000 benefit from FG’s fertilizer programme in Kano

Punch - September 13, 2014

All Farmers Association of Nigeria said no fewer than 450,000 farmers registered under the Growth Enhancement Support scheme in Kano state benefitted from the Federal Government’s fertilizer programme this cropping season.


Researchers advocate community-driven agric devt model

Vanguard - September 11, 2014

The Federal Government and other development stakeholders had consistently implemented the classical model of development—a top-down strategy that trickles down from a central policy-making body to the rural communities which has not helped in poverty alleviation as envisaged.

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