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15th December, 2016

By Kashim Bello

BOI Bank of Industry 690x450In efforts to ensure food security and exports, the Bank of Industry (BoI) has signed three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) worth N10 billion with development partners. 

The total package will be given to small holding farmers on a single digit of nine per cent. Value addition and processing will also be covered so that the country can have a viable agriculture value chain.

To fast track Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) lending via cluster product programme, the Division Head, SME, South, Abdul-Ganiyu Mohammed, explained that apart from looking at technology to support SMEs, they also need to ensure value addition and areas of comparative advantage.
He said in order to collateralise credit, which are far beyond the reach of SMEs, the BoI came up with clustering where finance institutions will see SMEs in groups rather than individuals. Mohammed said youths are being incorporated with one-digit interest rate to address unemployment in the county.
The Executive Director, Corporate Services, Jonathan Tobi, explained that agro mechanisation is essential for economic growth, adding that the sight of farmers with hoes and cutlasses has continued to discourage the youths from going into agriculture.
The Acting Managing Director of the bank, Waheed Olagunju, said the synergy with relevant partners in the agro business was due to Nigeria’s comparative advantage including population, availability of land and other factors.
Olagunju said apart from providing food, agriculture also produces raw materials for industries.
https://www.today.ng/business/231735/boi-signs-n10b-agro-mechanised-deals-development-partners

Messages to Farmers

  • 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

Upcoming Events

  • International Training Organized by IFDC & IFA, Date: October 2 – 6 2017, Venue: Marrakesh, Morocco. Read more
  • International Conference Organized by I-conference / OCP, Date: October 18 – 19 2017, Venue: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Read more
  • 3rd AFAAS Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week 2017, Date: 30 October to 3 November 2017. Venue: Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.  Read more
  • IFDC’s 2-week USA Training & Study Tour, Dates: August 21 – September 1, 2017, Venue: USA (Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee and Washington, D.C.)  Read more
  • AGRIKEXPO & NABG Conference 2017, Date: September 25-27, 2017. Venue: International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria,.Read more
  • 31st Annual Argus FMB Europe Fertilizer conference, Date: 18 – 20 October 2017, Venue: W Hotel in Barcelona. Read more.
  • Urban Agri Summit 2017, Date: 7th - 8th September, 2017, Venue: Johannesburg, South Africa. Read more
  • IFDC International Training Program, Date: November 6-10, 2017, Venue: Arusha, Tanzania. Read more
  • 5th Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machineries, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition, Date: 08-11 December 2017, Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more

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

Contact

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2nd Floor Bank of Industry Building 
18 Muhammad Buhari Way, Kaduna, Nigeria. 
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