Tag: best food farms

Cabinet Retreat: What’s Nigeria’s scorecard on agriculture?

As Nigeria’s ministers, permanent secretaries and top government functionaries wrap a two-day retreat held in Abuja to review performances and draw plans for the next three years, Emmanuel Ijewere, CEO, Best Food Farms joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor for a review of Nigeria’s Agric sector in the last one year.

Farmcrowdy acquires stake in Best Foods – Will this acquisition yield rewards?

Nigerian Agritech platform, Farmcrowdy has acquired a majority stake in Agro company, Best Food Farms for an undisclosed amount. Joining CNBC Africa for more are Emmanuel Ijewere, Chairman of Best Food Farms and Onyeka Akumah, CEO of FarmCrowdy.

Livestock Transformation Plan in Nigeria gets boost after NEC dispenses 100 billion Naira

At its next meeting, Nigeria's National Economic Council (NEC) will decide on the take-off date for the National Livestock Transformation Plan. This comes after a proposed budget of N100 billion was recently approved for this purpose. A move that has been received with mixed reactions. To discuss the sticking points, Emmanuel Ijewere, Chairman of Best Food Farms joins CNBC Africa for more.

Buhari tells CBN to stop providing FX for food imports, how will this impact Nigeria’s food security?

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has told the Central Bank to stop providing funding for food imports, a move that has raised questions about the bank’s independence. Bismarck Rewane, CEO of Financial Derivatives and Emmanuel Ijewere, Chairman of Best Food Farms (BFF) both join CNBC Africa for more.