As farming activities gather momentum amid financial and input challenges, farmers in Nigeria have called on the Federal Government to spread the coverage of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) to every state of the country.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Delta has lamented the loss of over N30.4 million worth of paddy rice and fertilisers to rainstorms in Asaba.
Six weeks after rice farmers promised downward review of the price of rice across the country, it appears there is no succour yet in sight for Nigerians as the price has continued to increase astronomically.
No fewer than additional 58 integrated rice mills have been facilitated through various initiatives of the Federal Government in the last seven years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed.
Unity Bank Plc, an agriculture-focused bank, has partnered Nigerian rice farmers under the aegis of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) to unveil a mega rice pyramid at the National Rice Festival held in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday.
With the recent ‘exploits’ recorded in the rice sector, majority of Nigerians believe that the country doesn’t have any business importing the commodity to fill the huge demand gap.
Stakeholders have faulted the launch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) rice pyramid unveiled by President Mohammadu Buhari...
8 Aug 2021
• State Captures Two Million Poor Persons In Social Register Rice Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Kaduna State Chapter has distributed seedlings, fertilisers and pesticides to 1,390 farmers for this year’s planting season. Speaking during the presentation of the agricultural inputs, RIFAN State Chairman, Alhaji Mohammed Umar Numbu, said inputs were loans, which beneficiaries would pay…
1 Aug 2021
The declaration by the President of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Aminu Goronyo, few weeks back, that the country is now self-sufficient in rice production...
25 Jun 2021
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) have flagged off the sale of nine million metric tonnes of paddy to millers.
28 May 2021
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has said the long-anticipated Rice mill project, promised by the Lagos State government, will boost local rice production when it goes into operation.
27 May 2021
Unity Bank PLC has partnered the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on the just-unveiled Ekiti Rice Pyramid Project.