Nigeria: Central Bank to fund the aquaculture value chain

The aquaculture sector is one of the focus areas for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), which claims it is prepared to finance the fish value chain to the next level. This was revealed by Mr. Samson Alatise, a representative from the CBN’s Development Finance...

Nigeria: Agriculture Stakeholders Call for Support

Stakeholders in the agricultural industry have urged the federal government to help the country’s research institutes by fully supporting them and sending their employees on training so that they can have a stronger economic impact. This was recently revealed by...

Nigeria Launches $2.5 billion Fertilizer Plant

A $2.5 billion fertilizer plant was launched by the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, 22nd March 2022. The country hopes to contribute to the global supply of fertilizer amid the impact of increasing prices in the aftermath of the Russia-Ukraine war....

Lagos Govt Discloses Plan to Grow Youths in Modern Agriculture

The Commissioner for Education in Lagos State, Mrs Folashade Adefisayo, has disclosed the plans of the state government to refocus the attention of its teeming youth on modern agriculture, saying it was crucial to boosting the economy. Adefisayo disclosed this at the...