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Expert extols NIRSAL on farm-to-market scheme

Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), has been commended for its historic launch of the Farm to Market Scheme. Under the scheme, cattle, vegetables and perishables foods are to be transported by rail. Commending NIRSAL on the initiative, foremost Nigerian agricultural scientist, Dr. Ayok Celestine, said the scheme, if realised, would help to revolutionise the agricultural sector in the country. Dr. ...
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NIRSAL launches rail haulage for cattle, agric produce

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has initiated a scheme to move cattle from the northern part of the country to markets in the south by rail starting next week. The Managing Director/CEO of NIRSAL, Mr Aliyu Hameed said: "The launch of the farm to market initiative is a tribute to the vision of President Muhammadu Buhari who made agriculture a central component of the federal government’s ...
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NIRSAL to reduce agric produce waste by 40 per cent

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending on Thursday launched a farm-to-market scheme to move cattle from the North to markets in the southern part of the country by rail.   NIRSAL is an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria to catalyse a national agricultural revolution by boosting food productivity and food security through the mechanism of de-risking the agricultural value chain in order to encourage ...
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NIRSAL launches North to South transportation of cattle, grains, milk,...

Focus is to boost sustainable, business-driven food production and increase in  farmers' income. In an innovative, business-driven response which will have a positive impact on the perennial herdsmen-farmers’ crisis, job creation and the cost of some food staples across the country, the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending NIRSAL has initiated a scheme to move cattle from the north to markets in the ...
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NIRSAL Guarantees N61.16bn Loans to Agriculture

Managing Director, Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Mr. Aliyu Hameed has said that the firm has guaranteed loans totaling N61.16billion to agriculture and disbursed N753.35million as rebate to borrowers who paid back loans on time between 2013 and 2015. This was the period when the agency was still a project implementation office under incubation within the Development Finance Department of the Central...
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