239 youths get N166m NYIF pilot disbursements
The Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) has completed its pilot disbursement of loans totaling N165,700,000 to 239 beneficiaries ahead of the processing of the over three million applications...
Inter-ministerial process to boost food value chain commences
In a bold move to check post-harvest losses in Nigeria, the Federal Government has launched an initiative that would enhance the safe movement of produce from farms to the markets or warehouses.
Connect Nigeria Business Fair begins 27 August
Information portal and business service provider, Connect Nigeria will hold her annual event, the Connect Nigeria Business Fair, on August 27 and 28, 2020.
Experts canvass appraisal of Nigeria’s food security structure
As countries around the world gradually ease out of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have canvassed a review of the national food security structure to address a looming food security crisis that may hit Nigeria and its agricultural sector.
Reps laud CBN, NIRSAL’s agribusiness transformation
House of Representatives’ Public Accounts Committee has applauded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) agribusiness transformation, being anchored by the Nigeria...
NIRSAL grows seed fund to N900 billion
Nigerian Incentive based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), has grown its seed fund to nearly N900billion from N720billion at inception in 2013, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Aliyu Adulhameed has said.
Off-takers buy over 60,000 Edo agripreneur birds
Off-takers, mostly processors of poultry products, in Edo State are working to deliver over 60,000 birds from six farm clusters. These agripreneurs are beneficiaries of a support package provided by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Ecobank partners USAID, NIRSAL, DBN on agric funding
Ecobank Nigeria is opening up multiple partnerships with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Nigeria Incentive-based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending