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USAID Launches Agribusiness Investment Activity To Promote Private Sector Investment in Agriculture

New ‘Feed the Future’ initiative will strengthen Nigeria’s business enabling environment to boost private sector investment in select agribusiness value chains 

ABUJA, Nigeria — Under a new contract with Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), an international agricultural development organization, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently launched the new Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity.

This activity aims to help Nigeria develop and strengthen a more business-enabling environment through promotion of private-sector investment in agriculture.  Through CNFA, USAID will work to improve the ease of doing business in the agricultural sector, broaden access to finance by mitigating the credit risks of agribusinesses, and promote investment opportunities for agribusinesses to expand and scale up operations. Read more