Agriculture

PROMISE 1

PROMISE 1

Modernize the sector and change Nigeria from being a country of self-subsistence farmers to that of a medium and large scale-farming nation. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) : ONGOING

PROMISE 2

PROMISE 2

Revamping key agriculture research institutions and deliver their outputs through effective network of extension services. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): ONGOING

PROMISE 3

PROMISE 3

Actively promote a well-coordinated and innovatively funded Youth in Commercial Agribusiness Programme.(Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): ONGOING

PROMISE 4

PROMISE 4

Establish agricultural produce storage, pricing and marketing systems to ensure real commercial value and minimize waste. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): ONGOING

PROMISE 5

PROMISE 5

Work with State Governments to launch Agricultural Support Programmes that will drive agricultural land development and mechanization. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): NOT RATED

PROMISE 6

PROMISE 6

Revamp, revitalize and improve on the national agricultural extension and rural support service system. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): ONGOING

PROMISE 7

PROMISE 7

Lay the groundwork for a standardized market uptake and aggregation outlets for specific agricultural produce. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): NOT RATED

PROMISE 8

PROMISE 8

Revamp the key development banks (Bank of Agriculture, Bank of Industry and Nigeria Import & Export Bank) to fund inclusive agricultural value chain operations. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians) : ONGOING

PROMISE 9

PROMISE 9

Liberalise and expand agricultural and rural insurance system with premium subventions support to farmers. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): NOT RATED

PROMISE 10

PROMISE 10

Revamp the agricultural cooperative system to drive rural agriculture and improve stakes for smallholder farmers. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): NOT RATED

PROMISE 11

PROMISE 11

Develop a system of small-scale irrigation systems to ensure all-year round farming. (Source: My Covenant with Nigerians): ONGOING

PROMISE 12

PROMISE 12

Empower farmers and others to unlock the enormous wealth in land through marketable title deeds through a new system of freehold and leasehold leases ending the requirement to seek the government’s permission to use your land to raise credit. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 13

PROMISE 13

Provide incentives, including matching grants to encourage states to achieve this national objective. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 14

PROMISE 14

Amend the Constitution and the Land Use Act to create freehold/leasehold interests in land along with matching grants for states to create a nationwide electronic land title register on a state by state basis. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 15

PROMISE 15

Guarantee a world indexed minimum price for selected crops and thereby guarantee farmers an adequate minimum price for their yields from which they can sustain their operations and have a dignified livelihood without fear of poverty. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) :NOT RATED

PROMISE 16

PROMISE 16

Encourage farmers to form co-operative unions to take advantage of economies of scale and sign contracts with local processing plant operators. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 17

PROMISE 17

Introduce a new system of low interest loans and grants for farmers to mechanize their farms. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): ONGOING

PROMISE 18

PROMISE 18

Introduce a new system of low interest loans and grants for farmers to mechanize their farms. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): ONGOING