Fertilizer Subsidy: How Nigeria short changes farmers

 

The Federal Government’s Growth Enhancement Support (GES) scheme, which seeks to bypass fraudulent middlemen in distributing subsidized fertilizer to farmers, has largely eliminated the brazen fraud of the past but created new forms of corruption

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Chairmen and board members of the 13 agencies and parastatals of the ministry of Agriculture inaugurated

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said that Nigeria saved about N25 billion in 2012 by selling fertilizer directly to farmers through the Growth Enhancement Support scheme.

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Former UN Secretary ANNAN, others drum up support for Jonathan on agric

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and a group of industrialists have urged the various ministries, departments and agencies in Nigeria to support President Goodluck Jonathan and the Minister of Agriculture

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FMARD: Press Review-October 2, 2013

Fed Gov’t laments tomato paste import from China, Italy

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FMARD: Press Review-September 30, 2013

FG promises N300bn additional income to farmers

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Farmers reap bounty from Notore’s 1kg fertilizer

Notore Chemical Industries’ one kilogramme fertilizer introduced to address the infrastructural and financial challenges faced by Nigerian subsistence farmers has transformed the fortunes of farmers in the country.

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Ecobank to empower agriculture in Nigeria

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Mr. Jibril Aku, has said that the apex bank has put measures in place to enable banks provide more funding to the agricultural sector in Nigeria.

 

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FMARD: Press Review-September 26-27, 2013

FG to revive groundnut pyramids- Adesina

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Azerbaijan creates mobile mini-fertilizer plant

Scientists at the Institute of Chemical Problems of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) have created a mobile mini-plant for the production of fertilizers, which are obtained from the recycling of household and industrial wastes

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FMARD: Press Review-September 25, 2013

How to grow agric at local level, by DON

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Upcoming Events

1. Extraordinary General Meeting of West Africa Fertilizer Association (WAFA), 27th - 28th September 2016. Accra Ghana. Click for details

2. Agric Expo & conference, 26th - 28th September, 2016. Abuja, Nigeria . Click for details

3. AGRA Innovate Westafrica crop production, processing and manufacturing tradeshow, 23rd - 25th November 2016.Click for details

4. 8th Annual  Argus FMB Africa Fertilizer conference in Cape Town, South Africa. 15th -17th  February, 2016. Click for details

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Message to farmers & Agro dealers

  • Obtain quality fertilizers from reputable suppliers especially FEPSAN members
  • Store unused fertilizer away from children, fire, rain and entry of foreign material.
  • Form groups/associations to benefit from group/association dynamics
  • Allow your crops to fully mature to get quality and value
  • Report adulterated fertilizer to the appropriate authority

 

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Mission!

To provide a platform for the stakeholders in the public and private sectors of the fertilizer industry to develop effective public private partnership in order to ensure timely supply of adequate quantity and quality fertilizers; and to promote professional, moral and ethical practices in the industry..

Vision:

Attain improved productivity and environmental sustainability of Nigerian Agriculture through balanced and judicious use of fertilizers.

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2nd Floor Bank of Industry building,                       18 Muhammad Buhari way, Kaduna, Nigeria. Mobile: +234 (803) 3174409. info@fepsannigeria.com, fepsannigeria@yahoo.com

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