BOA earmarks N25 billion for dry season farming , MD
The Managing Director of the Bank of Agriculture, Alhaji Kabir Mohammed Adamu, said, the Bank has earmarked N25 billion for dry season farming, targeting 500, 000 farmers. In an interview with newsmen in Sokoto, Adamu also said, the Bank has set aside N10 billion for the National Egg Production Scheme (NEPS).
CBN digitalizes Anchor Borrowers Programme, enlists participating farmers
CBN has introduced a new technology to guide input distribution to farmers under its Anchor Borrowers Programme, which it has spent N55 billion so far to execute and create several jobs. The new scheme has seen biometrics information of the farmers taken, their farms mapped and biometric cards produced for each farmer, to enable their easy identification during the distribution of inputs by the service producers.
300 goat farmers trained in Oyo State
BOA has trained 300 goat and sheep farmers in Oyo with the view to improving livestock farming, the zonal manager of the bank, Mrs. Idiat Folorunsho, has said.
Launch of Mitros Rice
The formal launch of Mitros Rice programme in Abeokuta, Ogun State, which the Governor, Senator, Ibikunle Amosun acknowledged BOA's support to the programme as a key stakeholder.