Ecobank Nigeria has announced an Agriculture Businesses Finance Scheme where it plans to disburse additional loans of N70 billion for practitioners in different value chains of agriculture within the next two years. This announcement is coming just as the bank is set to organise an agribusiness and food summit next month. They said that the agribusiness summit is part of its determination to further showcase the potentials in the agricultural sector of the nation’s economy in partnership with Vanguard newspapers, The Economic Forum Series and Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG). The summit with the theme: ‘Unlocking productivity and investment opportunities across the Agribusiness value chain’ is scheduled for February 13, 2020 at the Grand Banquet Hall, Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Head, Agribusiness, Ecobank Nigeria, Mojisola Oguntoyinbo, said the summit is part of the bank’s continuous contribution to the growth and development of the agriculture sector of the nation’s economy. According to her, a pool of notable thought leaders and industry experts have been assembled to address key and current issues in the agricultural space as it relates to current economic developments and participants will also be given the opportunity to exhibit their products and services within the agriculture value chain. Vanguard