Business Food security: NIRSAL, Syngenta collaborate to boost yield by 80% - The Sun

Iroka Chinedu

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The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Plc and Syngenta Agrochemical Company Limited, a seed production and crop protection company, at the weekend signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at boosting farmers’ yield by up to 80 per cent, in line with the Federal Government’s resolve to guarantee food security.

Speaking in Abuja at the MoU signing ceremony, the Managing Director of NIRSAL, Mr. Aliyu Abdulhammed said the agency, as a risk management company, would continually work with key agricultural value chain players to develop and ensure the adoption of sustainable productivity, enhancing technology and practices for smallholder farmers.


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