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[Startup Interview] Jerry Oche, CEO, Growsel, Nigeria
29-05-2018 | 12:42:00
Growsel is a Nigeria based Agritech startup that is working with farmers to simplify activities from farm to folk using ICT.
African Development Bank approves $100m loan to Indorama for expansion of fertilizer production
21-05-2018 | 08:29:00
The African Development Bank has approved $100m senior loan to Nigerian firm, Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals, to support the company’s plans to double its fertilizer production from 1.4 million tons of urea to 2.8 million tons per annum.
Nigerian government partners with John Deere Tractors to ease farmers’ access to agricultural mechanization
14-05-2018 | 13:16:05
The Government of Nigeria through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is partnering with Global Agricultural equipment manufacturers, John Deere Tractors to improve farmers’ access to mechanization.
Agritech startup, Farmcrowdy, enables UK-based Nigerians to invest in poultry and local farms via mobile phones
24-04-2018 | 15:49:00
UK-based Nigerians are investing in Nigeria’s booming agricultural sector from the comfort of their homes, thanks to one and half year-old, VC-backed agritech platform, Farmcrowdy.
Bank of Agriculture, SunTrust Bank ink agriculture financing deal
23-04-2018 | 11:39:00
Bank of Agriculture and SunTrust Bank have sealed an e-banking agreement described by the Minister of Agriculture Audu Ogbe as ‘landmark’ and instrumental to the development of agricultural sector in Nigeria.
Farmcrowdy bolsters farmland by 175% with launch of 7,500 new acres
09-04-2018 | 09:44:24
Farmcrowdy, Nigerian digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced the launch of 7,500 acres of new maize and rice farms in Nigerian states, Kaduna and Kwara.
IDH and Rockefeller Foundation partner to support Nigeria cassava value chain with a $2m investment
29-03-2018 | 13:05:00
IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative, has received a grant of a $2 million grant from The Rockefeller Foundation to the IDH Cassava Initiative, to go towards industrializing the cassava value chain in Nigeria.
The new Nigerian economy: Abuja turns to agriculture and minerals
29-03-2018 | 12:59:18
For decades, Nigeria's economy has been based on oil. The government is now moving away from its black gold dependence to open its economy up to diversification.
IFC invests $52 million in Nigerian agriculture
12-03-2018 | 13:42:46
IFC has signed a cooperation agreement with the Government of Nigeria to implement a $2 million initiative targeting regulatory and institutional reforms that will strengthen Nigeria’s agribusiness sector, creating jobs and economic growth.
Agric sector records 3% growth despite recession
01-02-2018 | 09:36:30
The Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, has revealed that despite the economic downturn fueled by recession, the agricultural sector of the economy grew by three per cent.