RIFAN

A Nigerian police officer walking with a sniffer dog inspects a rice pyramid during the launch of the largest rice pyramids in Abuja, Nigeria, on January 18, 2022. - The bags of rice which were planted and harvested by Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) from states in Nigeria, are one million rice paddies stacked in 15 separate pyramids which is expected to solve the food crisis in Nigeria. (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP)

Rainstorm: RIFAN loses N30.4m paddy rice, fertilisers in Delta

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.
2 years ago
This aerial view shows bags of rice at the launch of the largest rice pyramids in Abuja, Nigeria, on January 18, 2022. - The bags of rice which were planted and harvested by Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) from states in Nigeria, are one million rice paddies stacked in 15 separate pyramids which is expected to solve the food crisis in Nigeria. (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP)

Despite Abuja rice pyramids, price crash remains tall order

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
2 years ago
A Nigerian police officer walking with a sniffer dog inspects a rice pyramid during the launch of the largest rice pyramids in Abuja, Nigeria, on January 18, 2022. - The bags of rice which were planted and harvested by Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) from states in Nigeria, are one million rice paddies stacked in 15 separate pyramids which is expected to solve the food crisis in Nigeria. (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP)

Unity Bank partners RIFAN, pledges more support for farmers

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
2 years ago
This aerial view shows bags of rice at the launch of the largest rice pyramids in Abuja, Nigeria, on January 18, 2022. - The bags of rice which were planted and harvested by Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) from states in Nigeria, are one million rice paddies stacked in 15 separate pyramids which is expected to solve the food crisis in Nigeria. (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP)

Theatrics around Abuja rice pyramid

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.
3 years ago
A Nigerian police officer walking with a sniffer dog inspects a rice pyramid during the launch of the largest rice pyramids in Abuja, Nigeria, on January 18, 2022. - The bags of rice which were planted and harvested by Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) from states in Nigeria, are one million rice paddies stacked in 15 separate pyramids which is expected to solve the food crisis in Nigeria. (Photo by Kola Sulaimon / AFP)

Kicks, knocks trail rice pyramid unveiling

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...
3 years ago
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