Lessons for crowdfunding platforms in Nigeria’s emerging agro-financing landscape

Agriculture in today’s world has transformed beyond the traditional production of food for human consumption and animal feeds into a global financial stronghold and economic reserve. Understandably, to harness the challenges of sustaining a growing world economy and overcome the problems of food production, climate volatility, modernised policies and urbanisation trends, the agriculture sector has […]

CALCIMA says Cross River’s 200,000 mtpa palm oil primed for CBN’s N30bn expansion initiative

Eta Ndoma-Egba, the president of Calabar Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (CALCIMA), says Cross River State’s 2018 production level of over 200,000 metric tonnes of palm oil per annum (mtpa) on 360,000 hectares under cultivation, involving over 18,000 farmers, makes the state primed to access the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) ongoing N30 billion palm […]

Investors’ appetite for short-term investment a driving force for digital agriculture investment platforms – Operators

By Kenneth Afor Operators of most digital agriculture investment platforms in the country have said that one of the driving forces behind their investment platforms can be traced to investors’ appetite for the short-term investment plan. Another contributing factor behind investors’ appetite is that there are stipulated dates or period of return on investment (R.O.I) […]