NIRSAL PARTNERS WITH FARA, OTHERS TO FIX MAIZE, RICE, CASSAVA, COTTON AND LIVESTOCK VALUE CHAINS

In continuation of its efforts in fixing broken agricultural value chains in Nigeria, NIRSAL Plc lent its support to the just concluded validation workshop organised by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP) held earlier this week, in Kaduna. The workshop focused on validating identified capacity…

NIRSAL CREATES 360,000 DIRECT JOBS, IMPACTS 1.8MILLION LIVES FROM INCEPTION

FACILITATES N66.3B FINANCIAL FLOWS TO AGRICULTURE The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System (NIRSAL) has created at least 360,000 direct jobs and impacted about 1.8 million lives through the projects in the agriculture sector that it has facilitated finance to and supported in other ways. The projects are in primary production, processing, logistics and input…

NIRSAL UNLOCKS N10B AGRICULTURE FINANCE FROM UNION BANK

*FOCUS AREAS INCLUDE AGRO PROCESSING, MECHANIZATION, LOGISTICS/HAULAGE, STORAGE ETC In continuation of its efforts to increase commercial bank lending to agriculture by de-risking the sector and making it a viable, profitable investment destination for the private sector, the Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) in collaboration with Union Bank of Nigeria…

NIRSAL PARTNERS MOROCCAN FIRMS TO EXPAND AGRIC INSURANCE IN NIGERIA

*PLAN IS TO INCREASE NUMBER OF INSURED FARMERS FROM 500,000 TO 3.8M The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc) on Tuesday 10th October signed a partnership agreement with two reputable Moroccan agricultural insurance and re-insurance companies, Mutuelle Agricole Marocaine D’Assurances (MAMDA) and MAMDA Reassurance to expand the range of agricultural…

NIRSAL PARTNERS ACDI/VOCA TO SUPPORT SMALLHOLDER FARMERS

*PILOT PROJECTS TO PRODUCE 22,000 NEW JOBS, GUARANTEE N1,000,000 INDIVIDUAL FARMER INCOME PER YEAR In continuation of its efforts to increase incomes of smallholder farmers who constitute 75 percent of the country’s farming population, the Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) is partnering with ACDI/VOCA, a United States based economic development…

NIRSAL TO PARTNER MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES TO DRIVE PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT TO RIVER BASINS

TO BOOST FOOD PRODUCTION, INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND REDUCE FOOD IMPORT BILL In continuation of its mandate to de-risk and increase the flow of private sector finance into the agriculture sector, the Nigerian Incentive Based Risk Sharing for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has announced plans to facilitate finance to optimize the land, infrastructure and water resources within…

2017: NIRSAL TARGETS N60 BILLION IN FRESH BANK LENDING AND PRIVATE CAPITAL TO AGRICULTURE

BESPOKE FINANCING MODELS TO BE DEPLOYED FOR THE BENEFIT OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS NIRSAL RECOGNIZED AS POLICY TOOL TO REVITALIZE THE ECONOMY THROUGH AGRICULTURE NRSAL MD: “2017 WILL BE A GOOD YEAR FOR AGRICULTURE IN NIGERIA” In continuation of its drive towards de-risking agriculture and facilitating agribusiness aimed at attaining sustainable flow of finance to private…

NIRSAL’S FARM TO MARKET SCHEME: FIRST CATTLE TRAIN LEAVES GUSAU FOR LAGOS

*VALUE OF TOTAL LIVE ANIMAL TRADE BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH IS N850-950 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…