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Food Security: Buhari orders NASENI to distribute refurbished tractors to farmers

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, to deploy all refurbished tractors to farmers to boost agricultural activities in the country.

CBN releases N12.5bn to poultry farmers

As part of its strategy to boost egg and meat production in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has released the sum of N12.55 billion to poultry farmers between the last quarter of 2019 and November 2020.

COVID-19: Nigerian, state govts urged to exempt farmers from lockdown

Dr Tunde Arosanyin, the National Technical Adviser of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, has appealed to the federal and state governments to exempt farmers from the current lockdown.

COVID-19: 80,000 applications received for CBN’s N50bn Intervention Fund – NIRSAL

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL, says it has received 80,000 applications on the N50 billion Targeted Credit Facility, TCF, released by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

NIRSAL partners Microsoft to reduce farmers’ risks in Nigeria

The Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL, has entered into partnership with Microsoft to deploy a technological platform called Microsoft Azure FarmBeats to help Nigerian farmers reduce risks as well as attract investors to the sector.

Cassava growers target 2m tonnes in 2018

The Nigeria Cassava Growers Association, NCGA, says it is targeting the production of additional two million tonnes of cassava for industrial use in the...

Niger, NIRSAL poised to transform agricultural sector

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has stressed the need to sustain  the paradigm shift in the agricultural sector from social service to a business...

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