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POVERTY ALLEVIATION: AREGBESOLA DISBURSED N4.5BN TO 27,352 BENEFICIARIES IN 8 YEARS –COMMISSIONER: P.G 11 OF NOVEMBER 6, 2018.

By Clement Adeyi The paper has it that, Osun State Commissioner of Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives, Ismaila Jayeoba-Alagbada, yesterday, disclosed that the Governor Rauf Aregbesola administration has disbursed N4.5 billion to 27,352 beneficiaries in the state within eight years to drive poverty alleviation programmes. He said the sectors covered in the disbursement of the micro-credit […]

PUNCH

NIRSAL FACILITATES N85.5BN FROM BANKS TO AGRIC SECTOR: P.G 32 OF NOVEMBER 6, 2018.

By Ifeanyi Onuba According to the paper, the Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending says it has facilitated a total amount of N85.5bn from Deposit Money Banks for the agricultural sector since its incorporation in 2013 The Managing Director, NIRSAL, Aliyu Abduihameed, gave this figure on Monday in a statement issued in Abuja.

The sun

ISSUES AFFECTING GRAZING RESERVES RESOLVED: P.G 41 OF OCTOBER 31, 2018.

By Okwe Obi Okwe reports that, the Federal Government said issues stalling the success of grazing reserves, such as herders and farmers impasse, which has affected food security, has been resolved. Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, who made the disclosure at the National Commodity Alliance Forum (CAF) 2018, in […]

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OLAM, ONYX PRESENT AS COMMODITY FORUM OPENS IN ABUJA: P.G 10 OF OCTOBER 31, 2018.

By Vincent A. Yusuf Vincent reports that the National Workshop on Commodity Alliance Forum (CAF) by the Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) has begun in Abuja with many farmers and off-takers in attendance. The National Programme Coordinator of the IFAD-VCDP, Dr Ameh Onoja, said the Programme was a demand- driven and market-led […]

NATION

IFAD AGRIC PROJECT BOOTS ECONOMY WITH $68.9M: P.G 11 OF OCTOBER 31, 2018.

The paper reports that the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) has contributed $68.9 million to the nation’s economy since inception in 2014, its National Programme Coordinator, Dr. Ameh Onoja has said. Onoja spoke at a workshop organized by IFAD in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural […]