Nigeria’s Central Bank commits to support agriculture, SMEs to stimulate economic development

Nigeria’s Central Bank commits to support agriculture, SMEs to stimulate economic development

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NIGERIA – The Central Bank of Nigeria says it will support the agriculture sector, the Small and Medium Enterprises, and infrastructure development to stimulate the economy. The Deputy Governor (Corporate Services), Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Edward  Adamu, said this during a…

USAID awards CATALYZE contract to Palladium to bolster impact investment in developing countries

USAID awards CATALYZE contract to Palladium to bolster impact investment in developing countries

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AFRICA – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Office of Private Capital and Microenterprise (PCM), has awarded Palladium a USD 250 million contract known as CATALYZE. CATALYZE is a project by USAID aimed stimulating impact investments in frontier…

US$60m UNIDO country programme to boost Nigeria’s industrialisation

US$60m UNIDO country programme to boost Nigeria’s industrialisation

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NIGERIA – The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that the new UNIDO Country Program (2018-2022) will help Nigeria to achieve Inclusive and sustainable industrial development. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, said this during a partnership round table…