Tag: Agriculture

‘We lost over N200 Million because of COVID-19, #EndSARS’ Farmers lament

Estimated Reading Time: 1An association of farmers based in Nasarawa State, Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS) has disclosed that it lost over N200 million due to the economic adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was disclosed by the association’s National Coordinator/Managing Director, Tedheke Retson, while addressing newsmen[Read More…]

After NewsWireNGR special report on Nigerian farmers, NIRSAL opens applications for access to finance

Estimated Reading Time: 2By Elfredah Kevin Four days after NewsWireNGR published a story on how the coronavirus lockdown is affecting smallholder and large scale farmers in Nigeria, government has opened access to finance. The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agriculture Lending (NIRSAL Plc) opened a call for application for all smallholder[Read More…]