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VP Osinbajo unveils Nigeria-Brazil agriculture project

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday launched an agricultural initiative, tagged “The Green Imperative” at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was attended by the Braizilian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ricardo Guerra de Araujo, four state governors, ministers and other government officials. Osinbajo said the project is a crucial part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic

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IFAD—VCDP SEEKS MORE TRACTORS FOR ITS YOUTHS FARMERS

Ogbu Sunday ,Abakaliki The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)—assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VDCP) in Ebonyi has called for the provision of more tractors for its youth farmers in Ebonyi state. The Rural Institution Gender Youth Mainstreaming Officer (RIGMO) of IFAD---VCDP Mrs Fransisca Anya said this during a knowledge sharing and networking

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Heritage Bank joins CBN in agric finance

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in line with its developmental functions and in collaboration with  the federal government and banks has established various agricultural schemes as a way of bridging the funding gap. Such interventions include the Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme (CACS), Commercial Agriculture Development Programme (CADP), the Interest

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