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8 Dec 2019
Nigeria’s agricultural sector grew by 2.28 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of the year. Meanwhile, in its Monetary Policy Communiqué, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says gross credit to the Agric sector stood at N73.2 billion between the end of May and the end of October this year owing to the bank’s new loan-to-deposit ratio policy. Emmanuel Ijewere, Chairman of Best Foods Farms joins CNBC Africa for this conversation.
4 Sep 2019
The Federal Government of Nigeria needs to bring back the Directorate of Foods, Roads and Rural Infrastructure programme (DFRRI), as a means to revamp the country’s agricultural sector. This is according to Akinola Olotu, Senior Special Adviser on Agric and Agribusiness to Nigeria’s Ondo State Government. On the sidelines of First Bank of Nigeria’s 2019 Agric Expo, he joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.

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