NIRSAL has resolved to deepen its engagement in line with its mandate towards meeting the country's mitigation targets on Climate Change through climate-smart agricultural approaches. This resolution is in alliance with the national commitment to the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari to the submission of Nationally Determined Contributions [NDC] to the Paris Accord in COP22.
The MD/CEO of NIRSAL, Mr. Aliyu Abdulhameed, reiterated this ...
The Managing Director of NIRSAL Plc, Mr Aliyu Abbati Abdulhameed, has reiterated that “the single biggest challenge in developing agriculture has been getting the smallholder farmer to see agriculture as an enterprise, not as a subsistence way of life.”
This observation was made at the Agribusiness Africa Conference organised by Farmer’s Weekly in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Speaking further, Mr Abdulhameed noted that with...
A workshop that effectively kicks off NIRSAL’s FAM-SMART initiative was held at the organisation’s head office in Abuja. NIRSAL conceptualized FAM-SMART (Farm Aggregation Model for Smallholder Agriculture based on Technology) to group smallholder farmers and make it easy for them to access finance, farm inputs, technical assistance and markets.
FAM-SMART will employ technology as an enabler, with the geographical aggregation, ...
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has launched an enhanced livestock feed program designed to create a shift from nomadic cattle rearing to a more structured system that will encourage private investment into the livestock value chain.
When fully implemented, the scheme is expected to inject about 2,450 extra heads of cattle into the Nigerian market every three months and generate about N1,200,...
The managing director of the Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank, Mr Abubakar A. Bello, together with his team, paid a courtesy call to his counterpart at NIRSAL Plc, Mr Aliyu A. Abdulhameed, to carry on discussions about an extensive partnership between both agencies on agricultural finance and export opportunities.
According to the MD of NIRSAL, the partnership between both agencies would strengthen the already existing ties which would aid ...