NIRSAL PLC Agro Geo-Cooperative model: This is how farmers benefit – This is an innovative approach towards revamping agriculture nationally. So, are you a community leader, a farmer, this is for you? As a matter of fact, NIRSAL PLC is calling on all smallholder farmers, farmer leaders and aggregators to key into its 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.
Aim and Objective:
The this how farmers benefit from this scheme. In fact, 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 tons of Grain Product Equivalent (GPE) annually over the medium to long term. It’s a call to cooperative farming in the country. So, please can village leaders help here?
Qualifications: NIRSAL PLC Agro Geo-Cooperative model: This is how farmers benefit
In line with this, the following are qualified to apply.
- Community Leaders,
- Corporate Bodies,
- N-POWER Beneficiaries,
- Active and Retired leaders
and farmers in:
- The ADP program,
- World Bank FADAMA Program,
- USAID MARKETS Program,
- IFAD Value Chain Development Programme,
- The World Bank Climate Adaptation and Business Support Programme
- AfDB Agric Programmes,
- the DFID’s Propcom Maikarfi Programme, t
- the SASSAKAWA Global 2000 Programme
Eligibility: NIRSAL PLC Agro Geo-Cooperative model: This is how farmers benefit
These are I fact, every interested one, organizations that meet NIRSAL PLC’s eligibility requirements. Such are those who are domiciled in or have access to their communities and farmers. Yes, you are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity as a means of employment and a source of income generation. Do this through supporting the productive activities of your self-organized Agro Geo-Cooperatives. Can you form one farmers cooperative near you there. In fact, check out the land sizes required below.
4 Million Hectares Objective:
Pursuant to achieving the above 4 million hectares objective, the following farmland aggregation structures are being created across the country
- AgroGeocoop Cell – 10 hectares
- AgroGeocoop Block – 50 hectares
- In addition, AgroGeocoop Unit – 250 hectares
- Emerging Micro AgroGeoCluster – 250 – 500 hectares
- Micro AgroGeoCluster – 501 – 2500 hectares
- Small AgroGeoCluster – 2501 – 5000 hectares
- Medium AgroGeoCluster – 5001 – 7500 hectares
- Large AgroGeoCluster – 7501 – 10,000 hectares
- Mega AgroGeoCluster – 10,001 – 20,000 hectares
- Super Mega AgroGeoCluster – 20,001 hectares and above
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NIRSAL PLC Agro Geo-Cooperative model: This is how farmers benefit
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