FG to provide policy cover to farmers through index-based agriculture
The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), in partnership with the Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL)...
FG plans $500 million insurance lifeline for farmers, raises coverage to 3.8m beneficiaries
The Federal Government has designed a new insurance policy for farmers worth $500 million to encourage more investment in agriculture in the country through mitigating the risks like drought...
NIRSAL set to empower 225,000 farmers
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agriculture (NIRSAL) has deployed a nationwide field structure to support 225,000 farmers.
On single digit interest rate for agric loans
There is hardly any rational and well-meaning Nigerian who will disagree that single digit interest rate financing is necessary and indeed, desirable to upscale the development...
Stakeholders bemoan high interest on agriculture loans
Stakeholders bemoan high interest on agriculture loans , including the Trade Initiative Network farmers, under the aegis of the Federation of Agricultural Commodities of Nigeria...
NIRSAL disburses N2.63b for 2017 rice farming season
The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) yesterday disclosed that it has disbursed N2.63 billion to 24,732 rice farmers for the 2017 planting season.
Groups target 500,000 jobs with agriculture scheme
To increase banks lending in the agricultural sector and boost agricultural productivity in the country, Stanbic IBTC has commenced a N50billion Agric Financing Scheme.
Recession exit, CBN as the major game in town
The Bank should equally intensify current efforts aimed at de-risking agricultural lending by expanding the scope of the NIRSAL (Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending) through adequate and timely funding.
NACCIMA agro summit to focus on incentives for commercial agriculture
In efforts to boost self sufficiency and food security, the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), is encouraging the provision of more incentives for investments in commercial agriculture.