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Farmcrowdy bolsters farmland by 175% with launch of 7,500 new acres
09-04-2018 | 09:44:24
Farmcrowdy, Nigerian digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced the launch of 7,500 acres of new maize and rice farms in Nigerian states, Kaduna and Kwara.
IDH and Rockefeller Foundation partner to support Nigeria cassava value chain with a $2m investment
29-03-2018 | 13:05:00
IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, has received a grant of a $2 million grant from The Rockefeller Foundation to the IDH Cassava Initiative, to go towards industrializing the cassava value chain in Nigeria.
The new Nigerian economy: Abuja turns to agriculture and minerals
29-03-2018 | 12:59:18
For decades, Nigeria's economy has been based on oil. The government is now moving away from its black gold dependence to open its economy up to diversification.
IFC invests $52 million in Nigerian agriculture
12-03-2018 | 13:42:46
IFC has signed a cooperation agreement with the Government of Nigeria to implement a $2 million initiative targeting regulatory and institutional reforms that will strengthen Nigeria’s agribusiness sector, creating jobs and economic growth.
Agric sector records 3% growth despite recession
01-02-2018 | 09:36:30
The Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, has revealed that despite the economic downturn fueled by recession, the agricultural sector of the economy grew by three per cent.
[Nigeria] Farmcrowdy closes on seed funding of $1m
19-12-2017 | 09:38:00
Farmcrowdy, a Nigerian digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced that it had closed on seed funding of $1 million from international and local investors.
[Startup Interview] Utibe Uko, Founder, UniQuest Farms & Innovations Centre, Nigeria
18-12-2017 | 12:20:00
Utibe Uko has his mind and eyes set on luring more youth into farming through his enterprise UniQuest Farms & Innovations Centre that besides working in vegetable cultivation, is partnering with young people in Nigeria through Agribusiness Cooperative Development.
Union Bank Nigeria announces N10bn Agricultural Fund in partnership with NIRSAL
15-11-2017 | 10:46:05
Union Bank recently launched its N10 billion agricultural funding scheme on the platform of the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, an all-inclusive lending program established to de-risk lending to the Nigerian agricultural sector.
Dangote donates N.5b to Kano traders
08-11-2017 | 11:37:06
Succor came the way of the over a thousand hitherto dejected traders affected by the Kano Market fire disasters few months ago as the renowned business mogul, Aliko Dangote made good his promise and donated N500m to rehabilitate them.
USAID, Nestlé Nigeria, VEGA partner to assure supply of safe, quality maize
27-10-2017 | 09:32:00
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Nestlé Nigeria PLC, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) and VEGA Member Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) have announced a new partnership program.