Tuesday, February 16, 2021



With 50,000 registered farmers, Borno has potential to lead in rice production – RIFAN

Borno has the capacity to deliver Nigeria’s rice requirements with continuous support by the Federal Government, Bulama Maina, the Chairman of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has said.

Nigerian govt empowers rice farmers with inputs worth N43m

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, Oyo state chapter, has received inputs worth N43million from the Anchor Borrower Programme, ABP, of the Federal Government, through the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

Don’t lift ban on foreign rice importation, farmers beg Nigerian govt

Rice farmers in Bauchi State have urged the Federal Government to sustain current ban on importation of foreign rice into the country.

Kano’s rice production hits 3million tons per year – Ganduje

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has revealed that his administration is recorded boost in local rice production, saying that about 3 million tons are produced annually to meet the demands of the people in the state.

6,500 rice farmers to participate in CBN-sponsored dry season farming in Delta – RIFAN

The Delta chapter of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, says it has nominated 6,500 farmers for this year’s dry season farming being sponsored by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

Jigawa RIFAN to drag CBN’s Anchor borrower loan defaulters to court

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, in Jigawa, said it would institute a legal action against its members, who failed to repay farm inputs loan they received under the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.

Bauchi rice farmers to adopt modern technologies – Official

The Bauchi State chapter, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, on Monday said it would continue to adopt modern farming technologies to boost production.

Nigeria produces 8m metric tonnes of rice as CBN disburses N40bn to farmers

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, on Tuesday said Nigeria had hit annual production of 8 million metric tonnes of rice production, with a target of 18 million metric tonnes by 2023.

1,108 rice farmers in Buhari’s hometown to benefit from anchor borrower loan

No fewer than 1,108 rice farmers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, Daura local government area, Katsina State, would benefit from the wet season agricultural inputs under the 2019 first phase of the Federal Government anchor borrower agricultural scheme.

120,000 Kano rice farmers to benefit from CBN’s Anchor Borrower programme

No fewer than 120, 000 rice farmers in Kano State would benefit from the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrower programme for this year’s dry season farming.

1,500 rice farmers get CBN loan in Daura

Also given to the farmers, he said, were a bag of improved seedlings, two liters of liquid fertilizer and a bag of organic fertilizer.

CBN spends N55bn on farmers to improve local food production

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said it has disbursed N55 billion to more than 250,000 farmers within two years of implementation of...

NNPC’s intervention addresses farmers’ fuel challenges in Adamawa

Farmers in Adamawa have commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, for its intervention to ease the challenges they face in getting fuel for...

Farmers association: Local rice to sell N6,000

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, said on Wednesday that it will reduce the price of locally produced rice from N18,000 per 50kg...

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