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ASSOCIATION’S LEADER URGES MEMBERS TO REPAY ANCHOR BORROWERS’ LOANS

Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Nasarawa State chapter, has urged members to repay the farm inputs loan they received under the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ programme. Alhaji Abbas Ramallan, the state chairman, made the call at the Wet Season Loan Recovery meeting with local government and zonal chairmen of RIFAN in Keffi on Sunday. […]Continue Reading
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FLAWED ANCHOR BORROWERS’ SCHEME, RUGA, OTHERS MARRED AGRIC SECTOR IN 2019

Indications have emerged that lopsided implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ scheme, the proposed RUGA settlement debacle, very epileptic power supply and appointment of the current minister of agriculture were some of the policies and actions that marred food production and agro-economic development of the country in 2019. Head, Commercial Agriculture and Training, Continue Reading
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ASSOCIATION, CBN EMPOWER SORGHUM FARMERS WITH INPUT FACILITIES

The National Association of Sorghum Producers, Processors and Marketers of Nigeria (NASPPAM), Kebbi State chapter, in collaboration with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Keystone Bank, has wet season sorghum inputs to the 2,361 farmers in the 21 local government areas of the state. Addressing the beneficiaries, the state acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry […]Continue Reading
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EXTERNALLY FINANCED PROJECTS WILL ASSIST LAGOS AGRIC POLICIES, SAYS OREDIPE

The support of externally financed projects has been described as the needed drive to ensure that the Lagos State agricultural policies come to fruition. The Task Leader of the World Bank Assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity, Enhancement and Livelihood Support (APPEALS) Project, Dr. Adetunji Oredipe, stated this during the state’s Agricultural Stakeholders Engagement. He Continue Reading
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LAGOS REITERATES COMMITMENT TO FARMERS’ LIVELIHOOD

Lagos State Government has assured farmers; processors, youth and women that the World Bank assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Project (APPEALS) will improve their livelihood. This was disclosed by the state commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal during the screening of over 2,000 shortlisted applicants for Continue Reading