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Meet farmer who changed his life through cotton farming

Alhaji Usman Tanko was not able to farm the arable land close to his house. He never had access to any funds until recently. Thanks to the anchor borrower funding provided by the CBN.

Now, Alhaji Usman has not only been able to complete his village house. He has also been able to send his children to school.

His story change when he got knowledge of NACOTAN. NACOTAN through the ABP has been able to fund over 100,000 farmers including Alhaji Usman. He has farmed a total of 200 tonnes of cotton and redeemed his output to the CBN.

Central Bank of Nigeria, Government pledge support for cotton farmers

The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) has assured members of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) Ekiti chapter of its financial assistance to enable them embark on massive production of cotton in the state.

A Representative of CBN, Mr Olutayo Sowumi, gave the assurance on Friday at the inauguration of the Recovery of Cotton Outputs for 2019/2020 planting season under the CBN and NACOTAN Anchor’s Borrower programme

Newsmen report that the programme was held in Itapaji Ekiti, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti.

Central bank urges cottton farmers to pay up Anchor Borrowers loans

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged the leadership of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), to prevail on the 30, 000 cotton farmers in Kano state who benefited from the Anchor Borrower programme to ensure prompt payment of the loan facility.

Cotton farmers target 300,000MT in 2020

The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) has said its members had increased their initial production of 200,000 metric tons to 300,000 metric tons for 2020, as they target to bring about 300,000 farmers on board.

Central bank to inject N100 billion for cotton textile, garment growth

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is looking at injecting N100 billion as its intervention in the cotton, textile and garment (CTG) value chain.

So far the apex has disbursed about N50 billion to the cotton and ginning components of the intervention.

Why Cotton Matters
The contribution of cotton production to our GDP is underestimated
Memorandum of Understanding between Kogi State Government, ArewaCotton and NACOTAN (Kogi State Chapter)

ArewaCotton has continued in its giant strides towards the growth of Nigerian cotton and its acceptability in the global market. Our MOU with the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) is geared towards developing the cotton value chain as “PARTNERS” in the entire North Central and South-West regions of Nigeria and it encourages State Governments in both regions to partner with ArewaCotton towards achieving the partnership objectives of the MOU.