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Video: Optimizing for Better Service Delivery & Input Distribution to Babban Gona ‘Members Using Agric OS

In this video Jonah Dinka Gutau, our Area Supervisor for Ikara and Giwa local governments, Kaduna State, Nigeria talks to us about Babban Gona’s operations before the start of a new farming season. Jonah also speaks about Babban Gona’s Agric OS, a farming software created and developed by Babban Gona’s Product and Engineering teams. He …

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Video: Empowering Women Using Poultry Farming – Babban Gona

Last year Babban Gona successfully launched its Poultry Program by providing support to female entrepreneurs to rear day-old chicks across different cycles. Bilkis Aminu and Victoria Edalere, 62, a retired nurse and a widow who are beneficiaries of the poultry program share their thoughts on the program. They also speak about how they’ve become more …

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Citibank Partners Babban Gona to Provide Support Over 40,000 Smallholder Farmers

Citibank Nigeria Limited has extended N4bn ($10m) financing to Babban Gona Farmer Services Nigeria Limited to support input credit and harvest advances to smallholder farmers in northern Nigeria. This transaction will enable 41,000 smallholder farmers to increase their farming income by 350 per cent/hectare, thus contributing to more economic opportunities in fragile communities. A statement …

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WEDI Program: Babban Gona Trains 104,564 Women in Entrepreneurship

Babban Gona, a leading agricultural company in Nigeria, in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, has trained over 100,000 women in entrepreneurship over the last year through the WEDI program.  The beneficiaries were trained under the Women Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (WEDI) undertaken by Babban Gona in partnership with Mastercard Foundation. The women were trained in Ikara, Soba, …

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Babban Gona Partners with Harvard University’s Aspire Institute to Develop Nigerian Students Leadership Skills

Africa’s largest producer of maize, Babban Gona, has partnered with Aspire Institute, a non-profit organization founded at Harvard University, to give Nigerians access to a fully-funded leadership development program with access to prestigious educators. The partnership aims to provide selected Nigerian students with access to fully-funded HarvardX courses, a global community of peers, live seminars …

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Agriculture in Nigeria: 7 Interesting Facts & Statistics

Petroleum is still widely recognized as the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy; however, Agriculture in Nigeria remains the foundation or bedrock of the nation’s economy. It is an invaluable sector whose contributions to national revenue cannot be overlooked. Every year, the agricultural sector provides millions of jobs, tonnes of food and valuable raw materials, all of …

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“Better Life” Mantra. More Than Just Words. How We Live It

Statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) pegged Nigeria’s unemployment rate at a staggering 33.3% in Q4 2020. This is a 6.2% increase on the level recorded in Q3 2020. PricewaterhouseCoopers’s report entitled “Nigeria Economic Alert” published in September 2020 attributes this increase to a few notable factors; including low levels of industrialisation, …

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