FG Commences Distribution Of Farm Inputs To Farmers Across NE Region

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, through the National Agricultural Growth Scheme and Agropocket (NAGS-AP), has initiated the distribution of subsidised farm inputs to smallholder farmers across the northwestern states. The aim is to boost...

Niger Gov Tasks EFCC, ICPC to Monitor Distribution of Fertilisers

The Niger state government has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) will monitor the sales and distribution of subsidized fertilisers to farmers in the state. Gov. Umaru...

Malawi Farm input subsidy programme: Is it a worthy cause?

In 2005, the Malawi Government introduced a large scale national programme subsidising agricultural inputs, mainly fertilisers and seeds for maize production, with an objective of ensuring food security. The dubbed Malawian Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) which...