Agritech startup Thrive Agric launches US$10m project to support smallholder farmers

NIGERIA – Thrive Agric, the Abuja-based agritech startup, has launched a one-year project that aims to support 50 000 smallholder farmers and will be supported and conducted in collaboration with the USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub’s (Trade Hub). As part of its partnership with the Trade Hub, Thrive Agric has committed to raising at least US$10 million to fund this support while Trade Hub will invest US$1.75 million grant. The farmers to be supported are the ones that grow rice, maize, and soybean in Nigeria, as part of…

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