FG, IFAD commence training of 4,250 in Edo
The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Edo State Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has commenced training of 4,250 youths and women
Corporate farmers launch initiatives to boost agribusiness
The Corporate Farmers International has unveiled three initiatives —Agricultural e-learning Academy, Eko School Agric and Farm Support Service, to uplift agriculture in the country and close major gaps within the sector.
‘Agribusiness can pull many people out of poverty if approached smartly’
The first step on that journey is to craft a collective vision with key milestones on what type of economy we want. This vision will state our ideal scenario across various sections of our economy and timelines so that we can track progress.
FG, Makinde vow to provide conducive environment for Agric
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has vowed to sustain the efforts geared at reviving agriculture and improving the people’s standard of living.
FCMB boosts agribusiness with N74.10bn Loans
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has grown its loan portfolio to the agriculture sector in Nigeria to N74.10 billion, representing 10 percent of the Bank’s total loans.
Border reopening, smuggling as demotivation to agribusiness
As land borders were closed in August 2019, and emphasis was placed on locally-produced and processed rice, Mr Afiz Oladejo, a medium-sized rice processor based in Lokoja, Kogi State
4,025 people to get agribusiness training, empowerment in Abia
The Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises- Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) will train 4,025 people in Abia State in agri-businesses, who will be empowered to start up their businesses. The National Coordinator, Mr Sanni Abiodun, disclosed this to The Guardian through the Agribusiness Promotion Coordinator, Mrs Antonia Esenwa, during the a one-week residential business orientation training in Umuahia for 150 people who…
Driving poverty alleviation, higher income via agribusiness estates
Nigeria needs an annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $1 trillion to lift people above the poverty line but falls short at only $448 billion. The shortfall is compounded by about 50 per cent post-harvest losses and food waste. Hence, establishing agribusiness in every local government area, where value could be added to fresh crops,…
Youths urged to embrace opportunities in agribusiness
An agricultural entrepreneur, Mr Oluwole Azeez, has urged Nigerian youths to recognise opportunities in farming and embrace the trade rather than roaming the street.
CBN unveils intervention support guidelines for agribusiness, others
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has unveiled guidelines for non-interest Financial Institutions under its Agri-Business, Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme...