Externally financed projects will assist Lagos agric policies, says Oredipe
The support of externally financed projects has been described as the needed drive to ensure that the Lagos State agricultural policies come to fruition.
FG appoints Balarabe as new FADAMA national project coordinator
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Malam Abdulrasaq Balarabe as the new National Coordinator of Fadama III AF. Mr Bashir Dayyabu, the National Communication Officer, National Fadama Coordination Office, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Dayyabu said that the announcement came through the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and…
FG reviews north-east Fadama project, partners with bio-tech firm
The Federal Government, through the Fadama Additional Financing (AF) II, has commenced a review of the food security and livelihood support project activities of the six north-east states of Nigeria ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency. The Federal Government had, in 2016, secured additional financing loans from the World Bank, specifically to address food scarcity,…
World Bank pledges support for NEWMAP, FADAMA
The World Bank has pledged support for Nigeria’s environment and agriculture, especially the FADAMA programme (FADAMA III AF). It also included the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP). The Country Director of the Bank in China, Harold Bedoya, disclosed this when he received a Nigerian delegation in Beijing. Bedoya explained that the bank had…
FADAMA targets 12,000 households for cash-for-work programme
The World Bank and FGN through Fadama III AF II, have designed a programme termed cash-for-work as a viable option in the reconstruction of the Northeastern part of the country recently ravaged by the activities of Boko Haram insurgence.
Gov. Bello inaugurates FADAMA facilities worth $323m in Niger
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday inaugurated FADAMA III-Additional Financing (AF) facilities worth 323.1 million dollars in the state. Bello was represented by his deputy Alhaji Ahmed Ketso Katcha Local Government Area of the state at inauguration of a 15.53 kilometre Badeggi/Egbanti feeder road project rehabilitated at the cost of 1.2 million dollars .…
Ogun acquires agric equipment under FADAMA scheme
In collaboration with the Federal Government and World Bank, Ogun State government says it has acquired agricultural equipment under the third National Fadama Development Project to increase food production in the state.
FADAMA launches agriculture scheme for youths, women
In keeping the promise of providing employment for youths and unemployed graduates, the Federal Government in collaboration with the World Bank through the FADAMA Project...
World Bank plans equipment centre for Plateau farmers
In its continuous efforts to support Nigerian farmers under the FADAMA project, the World Bank is to establish Agricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprise (AERE), in Garkawa, Pankshin and Jos.