Agriculture Processing

Nigeria, powerhouse for Africa’s agro-industrilisation

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), on Wednesday, identified Nigeria as the powerhouse for agro-industrialisation across the African continent. Ms Katherine Meighan, Associate Vice-President and General Counsel for IFAD said this at the ongoing Strategic Partners and Investors Forum on the Launch of the Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) in Abuja. Meighan said that […]

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Agriculture Banking & Finance

IFAD grants additional $5m to Nigeria on climate-resilient agriculture

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced a $5 million additional grant for Nigeria on climate resilience and to boost dry season farming. IFAD said the fund, targeted at smallholder farmers, would help to improve production. Part of it would be used to plant trees to mitigate erosion in the event of a […]

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