Agricultural & Rural Finance News

Nigeria: 200 Farmers Get N43bn From CBN's Anchor Borrowers Loans


 | Source: This Day; All Africa

Over 200,000 small holding farmers in 29 states of the country, cultivating eight different commodities have gotten N43 billion so far disbursed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under its Anchor Borrowers' Programme (ABP) which was launched in November 2015, Governor of CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has disclosed.

Ethiopia: Agro-Pastoral Community to Benefit From Livestock Insurance


 | Source: Namibia Economist; All Africa

Nyala Insurance Company in collaboration with Omo Micro Finance and donors has launched indemnity based livestock insurance service in Southern Omo Zone.

Kenya: Insurers Pay Out Millions to Herders Affected By Drought


 | Source: Daily Nation; All Africa

The recent drought will see a consortium of insurers pay livestock farmers in semi-arid regions millions more after the initial payment in February.

Tanzania: Bank Allocates Fund to Irrigation Projects


 | Source: Tanzania Daily News; All Africa

Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TADB) yesterday pledged to allocate fund to support irrigation farming with the purpose of facilitating attainment of sustainable food self-sufficiency in the country.

Zimbabwe: Dairy Sector, Banks in Funding Talks


 | Source: Zimbabwe Independent; All Africa

The Zimbabwe Association of Dairy Farmers (ZADF) has engaged the banking sector in efforts to secure funding for the industry.

Nigeria, Morocco Collaborate On Agricultural Insurance


 | Source: This Day; All Africa

Nigeria and Morocco have set up a steering committee to develop a sustainable crop insurance scheme for the country.

Namibia: Agribank to Finance Purchase of Breeding Stock for NCA Farmers


 | Source: Namibian; All Africa

The Agricultural Bank of Namibia will finance the purchase of female breeding stock as a way of boosting production in the northern communal areas of the country.

Zimbabwe: Agribank, Fbc to Raise $20m Agro Bills


 | Source: The Herald; All Africa

Agribank and FBC are getting into the market to raise $20 million through agro bills so as to support agricultural activities in the impending 2017/18 summer cropping season.

Angola: Cuanza Norte - Peasants Benefit From Agricultural Loan


 | Source: Angola Press; All Africa

At least 203 peasants of the Belo Horizonte Peasants Association in Canaúlo village, northern Cuanza Norte province, benefited on Saturday from agricultural loan and tools given by Sol Bank, as part of its project for local agricultural support.

Malawi: Government Wants Village Banks to Follow New Standard Guidelines


 | Source: Malawi News Agency; All Africa

Ministry of Civic Education and Community Development says village banks should embrace new standard village savings and loan associations (VSLAs) best practice guidelines to ensure sanity in the economic sector.

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