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    Sources: Politicians hijack recruitment for NDDC/IFAD project in Abia

Sources: Politicians hijack recruitment for NDDC/IFAD project in Abia

Some politicians are altering the list of successful candidates recommended to work on the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises Programme in the Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) project in Abia state, sources have told TheCable.  The project, driven by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), is carried out in partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and targeted at creating 38,250 jobs [...]

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    Are you a farmer? Here’s how you can access up to $1m loan

Are you a farmer? Here’s how you can access up to $1m loan

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has launched a multi-million euro fund which provides loans and equity investments for rural small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), farmers' organisations, agricultural entrepreneurs and rural financial institutions across the globe. The agribusiness capital (ABC) fund launched during IFAD’s annual general council meeting in Rome, Italy, seeks to mobilise 200 million euros from investors [...]

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    FG has made many millionaires from agriculture, says minister

FG has made many millionaires from agriculture, says minister

Heineken Lokpobiri, minister of state for agriculture, says with the support of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the federal government has made "many millionaires" from agriculture. TheCable has not been able to verify the minister's claim. In a statement on Wednesday, George Oji, media aide of Lokpobiri, quoted the minister as making the claim when Lisandro Martin, IFAD regional director for [...]

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    Nigeria can no longer depend on oil, says Buhari

Nigeria can no longer depend on oil, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians must stop paying lip service to agriculture, as crude oil and gas exports will no longer be sufficient as the country’s major revenue earner. The president gave the charge at an audience with Kanayo Nwanze, the Nigerian-born president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday. “It’s time to [...]

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