Financial Institutions

ACCESS BANK WOOS NIGERIAN FARMERS TO AGRIC FUNDING FACILITY

Access Bank Plc has urged Nigerians and corporate organisations to leverage the bank’s financial support and solutions to grow their agricultural businesses. The bank’s Head of Agric Desk, Opeyemi Olutayo, while addressing participants at the Agro-Food Nigeria exhibition in Lagos recently said the financial institution as an agric-supporting bank had the capacity to fund Continue Reading
Food Production

HOW TO CREATE WEALTH FROM MANGO PROCESSING FOR EXPORT, LOCAL MARKETS

How seasonal and highly perishable mangoes could be processed, preserved and used to create wealth for the processors and other value chain players. THEY are here now in abundance. They come every year. But more of them get wasted than consumed or utilized. They are mangoes. The sweet mangoes. Mangoes are tropical fruits usually available, […]Continue Reading
Agro Seeds

FG TO PARTNER THE NETHERLANDS ON SEED DEVELOPMENT

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed plans by the Federal Government’s to collaborate with the Government of the Netherlands on improved seeds/seedlings to boost food production in the country. The minister disclosed this during a courtesy visit by a delegation of private investors, led by   the Netherlands’ Ambassador to […]Continue Reading
Food Security

FERTILIZER POLICY HAS REDUCED PRICE FROM N13,000 TO N5,500, VP CLAIMS

Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo has said fertilizer blending programme in collaboration with Morocco has led to establishment of 11 blending plants with a capacity of 2.1 million and a price drop from N13,000 per 50kg bag to N5,500. He disclosed this while delivering a convocation lecture at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) recently. He added that […]Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

AGROTOP TO CONSTRUCT LARGE-SCALE BREEDING FARM IN NIGERIA

A leading global player in livestock turnkey projects, Agrotop, has made known its intention to build a large-scale pullet and breeding farm for Agrited, Nigeria’s leading supplier of poultry products. The newly built Blue Plains Farm located in Ibadan, Oyo State, will accommodate six Environmental Control (EC) breeder pullet houses, 12 EC producing breeder houses, […]Continue Reading