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Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending

NIRSAL secures fresh N4.5 billion from three banks for farmers

The Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending has secured a total of N4.5bn from four Deposit Money Banks for the cultivation of maize and soybeans in three states.

Expert: Nigeria’s agricultural sector value to hit N91 trillion by 2050

The Fishery Society of Nigeria (FISON) says that the value of the country agricultural sector is estimated to reach about 256 million dollars (over N91 trillion) by 2050.
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NIRSAL distributes N2.9 billion to sustain rice revolution

The Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc) says it has distributed over N2.9 billion across 13,900 hectares of rice farms comprising 40 projects in Nigeria.
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Ministry, NIRSAL seek indigenous technology to boost agric

This is even as the AfDB has pledged to invest $120 million over the next three years to boost productivity and transform nine commodities which include cassava, rice, maize, sorghum/ millet, wheat, livestock, aquaculture, high iron beans and orange-fleshed sweet potatoes in Africa.

Anchor Borrowers: Farmers decry late distribution of inputs

Members of the Zero Hunger Commodity Farmers’ Association of Nigeria have identified late distribution of inputs to beneficiaries as a major challenge to the Nigerian government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme.

NIRSAL to train banks on agric value chain financing

The Nigerian Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural lending (NIRSAL) has mapped out modalities to train Agriculture Desk Officers of commercial banks and other key stakeholders in Value Chain Finance so as to guarantee food sufficiency in Nigeria.

2018: Cassava growers target 2m tonnes production

The Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA) says it is targeting the production of additional two million tonnes of cassava for industrial use in the next cropping season.

NIRSAL launches agric machine repair management scheme

The Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL has launched an agricultural machine repair and management scheme for sub-national governments.

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Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has said his new team Tanzania are in high spirits ahead of Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against Uganda in Kampala.

AFCON: Emmanuel Amuneke unveils 23-man Tanzania squad

Tanzania head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has unveiled his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Egypt.
The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.

AFCON: DR Congo unveil final squad

The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.
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AFCON: Winning against Senegal in the opener will boost Tanzania chances – Emmanuel Amunike

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amunike believes a win in their opening match at the Africa Cup of Nations finals will shape their destiny at the competition.
Egypt team director Ihab Leheta has revealed Mohamed Salah hasn’t joined up with the national team because he received an extended break after a long season with Liverpool.

AFCON: Egypt team director explains Mohamed Salah absence

Egypt team director Ihab Leheta has revealed Mohamed Salah hasn’t joined up with the national team because he received an extended break after a long season with Liverpool.

In Pictures: President Buhari receives newly elected senate president, deputy

President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with The newly elected Senate President Senator Lawan Ahmed accompanied by the Deputy Senate President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at the Residence State House in Abuja.