FMARDPACE: 1,209,143 Farmers to benefit from 2021 FG AFJP Farmers Grants

The FMARDPACE Agriculture for Food and Jobs Plan (AFJP) Grants Application for framers have commenced, a total of 1,209,143 framers across the federation will benefit from this grants, see more below.

The Federal Government under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has initiated a new scheme for framers across the federation known as Fertilizer Subsidy Fund for Agriculture for Food and Jobs Plan (AFJP) Farmer’s Grants. Apply now online

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Brief about the Fertilizer Subsidy Grant

This initiative is organized by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Project for Agriculture coordination and Execution (FMARD/PACE). The Fertilizer Subsidy Grant is an initiative of President Muhammadu Buhari Administration to support the Small Holder Vulnerable Farmers in the country to increase productivity. Mr. President has approved the immediate disbursement of the Fertilizer Subsidy Fund to the Agriculture for food and job plan (AFJP) farmers.

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How to apply for 2021 Fertilizer Subsidy AFJP Farmers Grants

The only way to apply as a farmer is to get enumerated in the database of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with State Agricultural Development Project (ADP), under the Economic Sustainability Plan, and Agriculture for Food and Jobs Plan (AFJP).

To be shortlisted and to be a beneficiary, let the Fmardpace Enumerators captured your farm and register you on their database. The 2nd Phase of the Enumeration of farmers is ongoing. If you are interested and want to benefit from such programme, let the Fmardpace Enumerators in your community capture your farm.

Funds Disbursement for AFJP Farmers Grants

According to the update, the disbursement will be in batches, starting with Batch A, covering 1,209,143 farmers, with a total subsidy of N6, 154,802,000. This will enable the farmer to source fertilizer in the open market.

Farmers enumerated but without BVN and bank accounts are encouraged to hasten to the nearest bank to open bank accounts and get BVN in order to benefit.

Farmers not yet enumerated are also encouraged to cooperate with the ADP’s and enumerators to get enumerated on their farms.

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