Nigeria saved over ₦216bn on rice importation from Thailand

Nigeria has saved over $600m dollars (₦216bn) from the importation of rice from Thailand and other countries since the nation’s domestic mass production flooded...

First Bank Ibukun Awosika to deliver ARMTI’s 20th lecture in Kwara

The Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, will on Friday deliver the 20th annual lecture of the Agricultural and Rural Management...

Number of insured farmers in Nigeria to hit 3.8 million from...

The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc) has signed a partnership agreement with two reputable Moroccan agricultural insurance and...
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BoA laments ₦37.4 billion MSMEs, others debt

The Bank of Agriculture (BoA) has lamented that it is being owed ₦37.4 billion out of its current loan portfolio of ₦47.2 billion by...

Farmers under the ABP gets CBN’s ₦43.92 billion

Nigeria's Central Bank, CBN, yesterday disclosed it has given out over ₦43.92 billion to active farmers under the Anchor Borrowers Programme, ABP. The apex bank,...

Rice importation rate drops by 88.4 pct – FG

The importation of rice rate into the nation has significantly dropped by 88.4 per cent in one year, the Federal Government announced on Friday. It...

Obasanjo calls on CBN to review interest rates given on Agric...

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to review the interest rate given on agricultural loans, ChannelsTv...

FG outline 10 keys to improve agric export projects

In line with the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), Nigeria's government has articulated and identified 10 key...

Nigeria is second world’s leading producer of Sorghum

Nigeria’s agri-business in the sorghum cultivation is now amongst world’s leading position at number two after the United States of America, USA, which is...

$7 billion cashew export target may derail, says NCAN

National Cashew Association of Nigeria, NCAN, has warned that unless something urgent was done to address the leadership crisis rocking the association, the Federal...

Olam to educate 10,000 farmers on best poultry practices

With a combined capacity of 720,000 metric tonnes of poultry feed annually, Olam’s facilities will directly address a significant supply gap for poultry meat...

Cocoa output for 2017/18 foreseen to rebound

Nigeria should see a bumper cocoa harvest in the coming season as late rains have helped boost pod production, the head of the cocoa...

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