Edo Farmers Get N2 Billion CBN Loan

All Africa – September 23, 2016

Benin City — Farmers in Edo State have become beneficiaries of N2billion loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), guaranteed by the state government.
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NIRSAL, BOI Partnership Will Boost Small Holder Farmers’ Productivity

This day Newspaper - September 22, 2016

 
The partnership between the Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and the Bank of Industry (BOI) will improve productivity of smallholder farmers, producers of about 98per cent of the food consumed in Nigeria, and also reduce post-harvest losses, the Managing Director of the NIRSAL, Mr. Aliyu Abdulhameed has said.
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The Looming food crises

The Gaurdian Newspaper – September 16, 2016

Alarmed by the skyrocketing prices of food stuff, coupled with the destruction of farms and crops by locusts and quelea birds in the north, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbe, the other day, expressed the fear that more Nigerians may go hungry except something is done to avert the looming crisis.

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CBN Declines Support for 100,000 Farmers in Adamawa

Vanguard Newspaper - September 16, 2016

Governor Muhammadu Jibrillah of Adamawa on Thursday said the Central Bank of Nigeria denied about 100,000 farmers in the state participation in the "Anchor Borrowers Programme" because they did not have bank verification numbers.
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AfDB harps on agric processing to End U.S.$35 billion yearly import

The Guardian Newspaper – September 14, 2016

Beside low food production that hallmarked the continent's agrarian economy, post-harvest losses have become the major challenge besetting the quest for food security.
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Nigerians eat too much rice, that’s why it is expensive – Audu Ogbeh

Daily Post - September 14, 2016

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Wednesday in Abuja said Nigerian businessmen demanded 2.5 billion dollars (about N492 billion) a week for importation of goods and services into the country.
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Fertilizer suppliers fault Presidency on settlement of N65 billion debt

Premium Times - September 12, 2016

A group of suppliers of fertilizers to Nigerian farmers under the President Goodluck Jonathan administration has faulted the claim by the Presidency that N65 billion owed the suppliers have been paid by the current administration.
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Potash Corp. and Agrium merge, create $36bn fertilizer giant

Mining – September 12, 2016

Canada’s Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX:POT) (NYSE: POT), the world’s largest producer of the fertilizer by capacity, and smaller rival Agrium (TSX:AGU) (NYSE: AGU) have agreed to an all-share merger, creating this way the world’s largest crop-nutrient supplier worth about $36 billion, including debt.
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CBN offers N1.9bn loans to 12,405 farmers

Punch Newspaper - September 12, 2016

The Central Bank of Nigeria said it provided a total of N1.99bn to 12,405 farmers under its Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme during the second quarter of this year.
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