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.
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.
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.
A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice Limited in Kogi State.
The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) and Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) are collaborating to provide financial services to five million farmers across the country over the next two years.
Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world."
Olam International Ltd. invested $150 million in animal-feed mills and poultry farms in Nigeria as it seeks to boost its agribusiness venture in Africa’s biggest food market by population.
ACDI / VOCA has launched Alliance Agriculture in Nigeria, a private sector-led partnership to pilot an integrated network of input supply, buyers, and smallholder farmers around shared use irrigation schemes.
As part of efforts to boost private sector’s investment in agriculture, Dangote Group, GrowAfrica and Nigeria Agribusiness Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
Acting Nigerian President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated a giant world-class fertilizer plant, built by Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited at a cost of $1.5 billion.