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NIRSAL Partners Group Credit Agricole of Morocco to Boost Support to S...

  The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk-Sharing for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) in line with its mandate to de-risk and facilitate private finance into the agric sector on Saturday December 3, 2016, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Group Crédit Agricole (GCAM) - a top-ranking Moroccan financial institution – to boost agricultural development in Nigeria. The Managing Director of NIRSAL, Mr. Aliyu Abdulhameed ...
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NIRSAL-Farm to Market Scheme: Second Cattle Train Leaves Nguru, Yobe S...

Lagos Consumes N1.6 Billion Worth of Cattle Daily; Nigeria Trade Livestock Market to Hit N2 Trillion When Fully Realised. In continuation of the recently launched project to transport cattle by rail from the north to the south which was facilitated by the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), a second cattle train of fifteen wagons left Nguru, Yobe state for Oko-Oba, Lagos today (Thursday, September 29...
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NIRSAL Teams Up With BOI To Boost Agricultural Processing And Value Ad...

NIRSAL-BOI MOU Will Enable Extention Of BOI's Credit Facilities To Small Holder Farmers, Agro-Processors And Agro-Input Suppliers.  To tackle one of the significant challenges facing Nigeria's agriculture – the estimated 60 percent post-harvest losses across the value chain - the Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bank of ...
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NIRSAL Gets Continental Commendation for Improving Bank Lending to Agr...

  The Nigerian Incentive Based Risk Sharing for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has been hailed for its central role in enabling a significant increase in lending to agriculture by the financial sector within the last four years. NIRSAL earned the commendation at the recently concluded 2016 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Nairobi Kenya where Nigeria was   cited Nigeria as a country that has successfully developed a ...
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Cattle haulage: From Gusau to Lagos by rail

The take-off of the cattle train shuttle from Gusau, Zamfara State, to Lagos signals the Nigerian Railway Corporation’s (NRC) determination to drive the marketing side of agriculture to boost the economy, writes ADEYINKA ADERIBIGBE IN a bold move  to create jobs and guarantee food security, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) resumed cattle train service with the delivery of 500 cows and rams from the North to Oko-Oba, Agege ...
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Enhancing cassava output to boost economic growth

A national drive to increase cassava production is gathering strength. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Nigerian Incentive Risk-based System of Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) are to roll out initiatives to support cassava farmers to boost production. This was the high point of African Agribusiness Supplier Development Programme (ASDP)   cassava value chain ...
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NIRSAL’s Farm to Market Scheme: First Cattle Train Leaves Gusau ...

Value of total live animal trade between North and South is N850 - N950 billion. Movement of livestock carcass, vegetables, dairy etc in refrigerated containers also planned. Two weeks after the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agriculture (NIRSAL) announced the commencement of its National Farm to Market Scheme to enable a low cost and efficient transport link between agricultural producers and consumers across the country, ...
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Flag off of 1st Component of NIRSAL Farm to Market Scheme - The Talkin...

Flag-off of 1st Component of NIRSAL's Farm to Market Scheme: North to South Transportation of Cattle by Rail - Talking Points for MD NIRSAL, Mr Aliyu Abdulhameed  Protocols and Recognitions Thank you for finding time out of your very busy schedules to be here with us today to witness this historic event. Two weeks ago in Abuja, in line with the NIRSAL’s mandate to encourage increased agric financing and private sector ...
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NIRSAL calls for expressions of interest for service providers...

NIRSAL PLC has made public the intent to solicit Expressions of Interest (EOIs) and Request for Registration from individuals, private sector companies and other organizations desiring to render services to NIRSAL PLC and willing to be captured in the database of qualified service providers to the institution. NIRSAL PLC is a Private Limited Liability Company incorporated under the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) as...
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NIRSAL Unveils Scheme to Transport Cattle by Rail

In a landmark initiative, the Managing Director/Chief Executive, Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Mr. Aliyu Hameed, yesterday announced the commencement of an innovative scheme which would allow for the movement of cattle from the northern parts of the country to markets in the southern region by rail. This is expected to douse the frequent tension among herdsmen and farmers who clash on regular ...
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