Maximise Hidden Potentials in Agriculture, NAMCON Urges Govt.

To address the scourge of unemployment in the country, the National Agricultural Mechanisation Cooperative of Nigeria (NAMCON) has urged the government to maximise hidden potentials in the agricultural sector. Specifically, the President of NAMCON, Dr Aliyu Waziri,...

Essential Tools for Cooperative Sustainability

By Houria Chouhab, HAF Volunteer Technical and Field Assistant, Farmer-to-Farmer Program A Farmer-to-Farmer local volunteer conducts training for Zegzel commune members.     Photo: Houria Chouhab, HAF Eleven women and men of Sadaka Slimania and...

Reaping benefits of digital extension

The first cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Malawi in early April 2020, and the numbers went up subsequently, leading to Government-instituted COVID-19 lockdowns, which disrupted almost all aspects of normal life in the country. One of the most affected sectors by...

‘Mzansi needs more women in agri leadership’

It is critical to encourage partnership between government and the private sector to empower women-owned farming cooperatives and also to promote the inclusion of women in leadership roles in the agricultural sector, writes National Agricultural Marketing Council...

CBN Unveils Revised Anchor Borrowers Programme guidelines

CBN Unveils Revised Anchor Borrowers Programme guidelines In a bid to ensure sustainability and increased food production in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released revised guidelines for its Anchors Borrowers Programme. Prepared by the apex bank’s...