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World Bank approves $250M to finance Kenya’s agricultural sector

The World Bank has approved a new loan totaling $250 million (Sh25.8 billion) to finance efforts to cushion Kenya's agricultural sector from adverse weather. The...

Government to establish $300m agribusiness loan project for young farmers

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), says it will establish a 300 million dollar agribusiness loan project for young farmers...

N1.6 billion National Women’s Empowerment Fund will boost agriculture

President Mohammadu Buhari has announced a 1.6 billion Naira National Women’s Empowerment fund to empower the female gender. This is among the Federal Government...

Investment in agriculture can reduce hunger and poverty in Africa

While Africa is expected to experience its slowest growth rate this millennium, Kanayo Nwanze, the President of the UN’s International Fund For Agricultural Development...

USADF awards $100,000 grant for Irrigation

The United States African Development Foundation USADF has issued an annual grant subsidy to rural communities engaged in irrigation farming to the tune of...

Kenya partners Dutch Government to Boost Agric Output

Kenya’s agriculture sector, which currently contributes 15 percent to the country’s GDP, is set to increase its output with the country’s planned collaboration with...

Osun government signs $50m agric investment MoU with US firm

Osun State Government has pegged a $50million Agriculture Investment with the United States of American (USA) Firm for the provision of modern agricultural Technological...

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