Anambra government pledges more support to cassava, rice, farmers
The Anambra Government has pledged to support cassava and rice farmers under the International Fund for Agricultural Development assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in the state.
Rice farmers escape with N364m Central Bank of Nigeria loans in Taraba State
No fewer than 3,383 farmers, who benefited from the N364 million loan in Taraba State between 2018 and 2019, are on the run.
Lagos empowers rice farmers
Lagos State government, yesterday, moved to boost rice production to become self-sufficient with the empowerment of no fewer than 800 rice farmers in the state with preferred high yielding FARO 44 seeds, brand new high quality knapsack sprayers, rain boots and farm coats.
16, I63 rice farmers receive loans in Taraba
No fewer than 16,163 rice farmers yesterday received farm inputs worth N200, 000 each in form of loans for the 2020 dry season farming.
Farmers, processors lament challenges of rice production, ask for help
Rice farmers and processors have lamented high cost of transportation, shortage of electricity supply and expensive planting inputs as challenges confronting the industry despite the market created through the government policies on food importation.
Maize, rice farmers accuse NIRSAL of diverting CBN loans
Nigerian maize and rice farmers have accused Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing in Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), an offshoot of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), of delaying their maize and rice cultivation for the year by unnecessarily holding back a loan already released by the apex bank. The farmers, under a cooperative society known as HOPE CONCEPT,…
Association begins registration of 2,000 rice farmers in Daura LGA
Daura Local Government chapter of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has commenced the registration of 2,000 large scale rice farmers under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.