Nirsal Plc 2020 Agro-Geo Cooperative Formation Program for Nigerians (Fund available)
Check below for the List of Project Monitoring, Reporting and Remediation Officers (PMR0s) in the 36 States for Nirsal Agro-Geo Cooperative Formation
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL PLC), a non-bank financial institution wholly-owned and incorporated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is calling on smallholder farmers, farmer leaders and aggregators to take advantage of the NIRSAL AgroGeoCoop® formation exercise which is currently structuring farmers for access to finance, training, inputs and markets
Smallholder farmers, farmer leaders and aggregators should key into our Agro Geo-Cooperative model created for the purpose of sustainable farm/field structuring and governance, to enable sustainable access to finance, quality inputs and structured markets through NIRSAL’s facilitation.
The exercise aims at creating 16,000 Agro Geo-Cooperatives (ranging from 10 hectares to 20,001 hectares and above) on 4 million hectares of farmland and enrolling about 8 million farmers across Nigeria who are expected to produce about 12 million metric tonnes of Grain Product Equivalent (GPE) annually over the medium to long term.
Nirsal Plc 2020 Agro-Geo Cooperative Formation Program for Nigerians ELIGIBILITY
In line with this, Community Leaders, Individuals, Enterprises, Corporate Bodies, Graduates, N-POWER Beneficiaries, Active and Retired leaders and farmers in:
- The ADP programme, World Bank FADAMA Programme, USAID MARKETS Programme, IFAD Value Chain Development Programme, The World Bank Climate Adaptation and Business Support Programme, AfDB Agric Programmes, the DFID’s Propcom Maikarfi Programme, the SASSAKAWA Global 2000 Programme and others that meet NIRSAL PLC’s eligibility requirements and who are domiciled in or have access to their communities and farmers, are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity as a means of employment and a source of income generation through supporting the productive activities of their self-organized Agro Geo-Cooperatives.
LIST OF HEAD PMROS AND ZCCS
ENROLLMENT FOR NIRSAL AGROGEOCOOP® FORMATION
NIRSAL PLC is calling on all smallholder farmers, farmer leaders and aggregators – particularly for Dry Season and Non-Seasonal Commodities – to take advantage of the NIRSAL AgroGeoCoop® formation exercise which is currently structuring smallholder farmers for access to finance, trainings, markets and more.
For more information, visit Nirsal Plc 2020 Agro-Geo Cooperative Formation Program.