Financing Scheme to Assist Millions of Nigerian Farmers

The government has set aside over U.S.$1 billion to help farmers with interest-free loans, seeds and equipment to expand their operations and create employment opportunities - this as they increase the nation's food security, improve productivity and increase food exports, Minister of Agriculture Sabo Nanono has said.


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