Tag: Emmanuel Ijewere
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.
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.
Nigeria’s agricultural sector grew by 2.28 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of the year. Meanwhile, in its Monetary Policy Communiqué, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says gross credit to the Agric sector stood at N73.2 billion between the end of May and the end of October this year owing to the bank’s new loan-to-deposit ratio policy. Emmanuel Ijewere, Chairman of Best Foods Farms joins CNBC Africa for this conversation.
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.
Despite the slow growth in Nigeria’s GDP for the second quarter of the year, the agriculture sector grew by 1.19 per cent year on year making it a major contributor to the country’s non-oil sector. Emmanuel Ijewere, Chairman Best Foods joins CNBC Africa to discuss the trends in the sector.
Investors to stake fresh N250bn in Nigeria rice production
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