Category: Agric & Commodity News

Unity Bank wins CBN ‘Sustainable Transaction of the Year in Agriculture’ Award

Unity Bank Plc has won the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) 2018 sustainable banking award, clenching the award for ‘Sustainable Transaction of the Year in Agriculture’.   The Bank also won the coveted award for its compliance with the Sustainable Banking Principles as it relates to the management of Environmental and Social Risk set out…

Dangote increases agric investments

The President, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote said the company has invested massively in the agric sector to complement current efforts of the Federal Government at diversifying the economy. Speaking at the weekend in his office during a meeting with some business men from  Asia, in Lagos,  said it was because of his belief in the…

SON releases new standards for Beans processing

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has given highlights in line with the Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS) and Codes of Practices for planting  and processing  beans across the country. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma in a statement to commend a consumer for reporting a beans vendor who preserves beans with pesticide stated that the…

Agra Innovate Showcases Nigeria’s Agric Potential

…. As Governor Fayemi leads delegation to expo Agra Innovate West Africa expo will host the agribusiness leaders and stakeholders from Nigeria and beyond at the Landmark Centre, Victoria Island in Lagos, from 27 through to 28 November 2018. The event will be held under the theme: “Food Security: The role of finance in the…

Agrictech set to empower farmers in Nigeria

No doubt, Agriculture has become a key area of focus for investors globally as it networks with local farmers and cooperatives to provide commodities for the country and international market swells daily. This is considered to be a great investment because Nigeria has large expanses of fertile farmlands, particularly with the population of over two hundred million people that…