12m Farmers Mobilise for Buhari’s Second Term, Contribute N100 Each
• Say agric revolution must continue •President rejects N488.7bn debts refund to states
Access Agriculture: 2019 Young Entrepreneur Challenge Fund
Deadline: 21 March 2019
USDA-NIFA: Secondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grant Program
Deadline: 16 April 2019
Food prices soar as herdsmen killings hamper farming
Farmers across the country have expressed fears that the rising costs of food items in the various markets will worsen this year...
We Started Late This Year- Katsina Farmers
“In previous years, we normally planted in May to early June because that was when the rain usually began steadily. The problem now is that the heavy downpour we are experiencing is surging our farms, washing away nutrients required by the young maize pla...
3.5% budgetary allocation for agric not enough - OXFAM
This was made known by the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP-Nigeria) in collaboration with Oxfam during a policy dialogue
Maize, rice farmers accuse NIRSAL of diverting CBN loans
A source at the CBN in Abuja, and another in the Ogun State office, said the loan had been transferred to NIRSAL since July 19, 2018, but as of today, NIRSAL has been using delay tactics and has not given the farmers the desperately needed facilities, kno...
Buhari hits Kebbi, preaches farming
President Buhari flags off his campaign in Kebbi state, acknowledging the resilience of farmers, especially in rice production.
Buhari pledges to revive cotton, textile industry
President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, in Abuja, pledged the commitment of his administration to revive the ‘good old days’ when the cotton and textile industry employed hundreds of thousands of Nigerians.
Farmers to earn N350,000 per cow under livestock dev’t plan
…implementation kicks off as stakeholders meet
Nigeria's Digital Agric Platform shares Some of their Impact Stories
Farmcrowdy is an agricultural startup which connects small-scale farmers with needed help by making Nigerians to sponsor their farming activities. Farmcrowdy CEO, Mr Onyeka, said the mission of the company is to improve living conditions of small-scale fa...
How Farmcrowdy is changing the scale of Nigerian food production
The most important thing Farmcrowdy does is link small-scale farmers with sponsors willing to fund the expansion of their farms. Onyeka explains how it works here.
NIRSAL MFB to Commence Operations in February
The NMFB, with an extensive network of branches and planned presence in all 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the federation and the FCT, is a brainchild of the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), the Bankers...
Environmental Factors Affecting Agricultural Production in Nigeria
Drought and crop failure, global warming, climate change, water pollution, rising migration from rural to urban areas, as well as rising incomes from exploiting oil resources, which made it possible to reorient the tastes of the population to imported foo...