NIRSAL PARTNERS WORLD BANK’S APPEALS PROJECT FOR ENHANCED AGRIC PRODUCTIVITY, IMPROVED VALUE ADDITION

*Project targets 360,000 beneficiaries The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement and Action (MoA) with The Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) – a US$200million World Bank funded Project – for the development, financing, and support of de-risked and optimized agribusiness projects. In line…

DRY SEASON FARMING: NORTH-EAST FARMERS LAUD NIRSAL FOR SUPPORT UNDER THE CBN ABP

February 8, 2019, Gombe, Nigeria – The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc.) on Thursday, flagged off the distribution of agricultural inputs to 1,729 rice and maize farmers in Gombe State under the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP), for the 2018/2019 Dry Season farming. The beneficiaries are farmers…

NIRSAL SUPPORTS RICE FARMERS WITH EARLY INPUT SUPPLY FOR 2019 DRY SEASON

February 1, 2019, Sokoto, Nigeria – The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) is moving proactively to ensure that farmers receive necessary inputs on time for a successful 2019 farming season. Already, thousands of smallholder farmers in various states of the country have received input packages for rice and tomatoes under the…

NIRSAL DEVELOPS INNOVATIVE TRANSPORT MODEL TO OVERCOME HAULAGE CHALLENGES FOR AGRIC PRODUCTS

NIRSAL is finalising an innovative transportation system designed to tackle the bottlenecks in the national haulage system for agricultural products. The model is currently undergoing a comprehensive and rigorous process of internal testing before its formal deployment. The Secured Agricultural Commodity Route (SACR) is a targeted, multi-pronged system anchored on a dedicated national transportation network…

NIRSAL, CIAT SIGN AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP CLIMATE RISK PROFILES FOR NIGERIAN AGRO-ECOLOGICAL ZONES

August 8, 2018, Abuja, Nigeria – NIRSAL Plc and the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) have signed an agreement to jointly deliver on the project imperatives of creating Climate Risk Profiles in Nigeria. The Project is aimed at providing an overview of climate risk issues and other vulnerabilities across agro-ecological zones in the country…