DAWN Commission In Partnership With NIRSAL (Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System For Agricultural Lending)

After a DAWN Commission-facilitated meeting between State Commissioners for Agriculture and the NIRSAL (Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing system for Agricultural Lending) team in Abuja on the Tree Crops Development Programme in Southwest Nigeria.

DAWN Commission is currently working with NIRSAL on leveraging the CBN’s Anchor Borrowers Scheme for the development of Tree Crops, such as Cocoa, Oil Palm, Kolanuts, Cashew in the Region, starting with cocoa with the intention of replicating the model across other major agro-export commodities.

The partnership will facilitate investment worth over N800 Billion in the Cocoa Value Chain in the next 8 years towards the implementation of the Commission’s “Let’s Do Cocoa” Strategy.

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