Here at Notore we’ve always strongly believed that the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme represents a far-sighted and progressive step forward for our nation’s farmers. It is a fine example of what can be achieved when the biggest players in the financial
“There is much to be optimistic about when we look at the future of Nigerian farming,” says our CEO, Onajite Okoloko. “The initiatives that Notore have implemented – whether in terms of the revolution we have delivered in the supply
It has long been one of Notore’s principal aims as a business to increase the availability of affordable, high quality fertiliser for ordinary Nigerian farmers. We’ve done a huge amount of work in this area, in terms of increasing production,
Our country has a power problem. Incredibly, only 40 per cent of our people are connected directly to the national power grid – and these Nigerians experience serious issues with their supply around 60 per cent of the time. It’s
What role can Nigeria’s financial sector play in supporting our nation’s farmers? With so many of Nigeria’s small-scale farmers operating at or below subsistence level, is there anything that can be done to help them to grow their enterprises commercially?
Tijjani St. James, a commercial agricultural expert from Adamawa State, has recently re-joined us as the group head for Commercial Services at Notore Chemical Industries Plc. Here, he discusses Notore’s growing role in revolutionising Nigeria’s domestic agricultural sector. Firstly though,
Back in 2014, the World Bank set in motion a project that to date has benefited thousands of ordinary farmers in Nigeria. The Bank pumped in US$495.3 million in International Development Association (IDA*) credits to make it easier for farmers
Trust is a fundamental part of the success of any business transaction. All sides must have faith in the other, in order for trading to take place, and the key to this is the transparency of any transaction that occurs.
“The issues holding back farming in Nigeria are manifold,” says our CEO, Onajite Okoloko. “While there is a huge – and growing – demand for food in our country, our small scale farmers are struggling with low productivity and yield
It is one of the most satisfying and rewarding aspects of our business – that beyond the technological innovations, the pioneering education programmes and the social changes we are trying to drive, there are real human stories. They are the