Photos from 1st Daily Trust in Partnership with Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development Agric Conference and Exhibition 2015

Daily Trust in partnership with Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development organized the 1st Daily Trust Agric conference and exhibition themed "Beyond Crude Oil: How AgriBusiness Can Sustain Nigeria's Economy" chaired by former governor of Nassarawa state and Senator Abdullahi Adamu in the Day Two Plenary session.

Speaking on "The Role of NIRSAL - CBN in Catalyzing the Commercial Financing of Agricultural Value Chains" was Mr Aliyu Hameed of NIRSAL PLC where he detailed the role of NIRSAL in providing loan to farmers. He emphasized that:

  • It encourages group of farmers to access loan for a project they desire to embark on
  • NIRSAL provides a guarantee of 75% financial support
He concluded by stating that while the commercial banks houses a bulk of the money for agricultural loan, NIRSAL provides the guarantee to access these loans.

Also present were

  • Alhaji Sani Dangote
  • Dr Audu Ogbeh
  • Arch Sonny Echono

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