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SEIFAC Loan From CBN 2022 – Requirements and How to Apply

The Smallholder Economic Interest Farmers Agricultural Cooperative or 2022/2023  SEIFAC loan programme is now available for interested entrepreneurs in Nigeria who want to grow their business.

As you already know SEIFAC loan is one of the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) rolled out by the Central Bank of Nigeria in a bid to support about 1.6 million farmers in Nigeria with funds so as to boost local production of agricultural products we consume.

SEIFAC Loan From CBN 2022 – Requirements and How to Apply

SEIFAC is a cooperative platform of Smallholder Farmers in Nigeria, this means as a farmer you can form a cooperative among yourself provided you a smallholder farmer in your community.

Usually, farmers prepare for raining season ahead of a plantation. Some of the activities farmers do before the raining reason include:

Clearing of farmlands
Purchase of input and farming implements
Negotiation with labourer (for more large scale)
Irrigation preparation etc

That’s why SEIFAC launched data collation ahead of time for the 2021/2022 Wet Cropping Season.
Formation:

The smallholder farmers will farm in Agricultural Production Clusters (Agro-PCs) so that their challenges could adequately be tackled. That’s the significance of Agro-PC.
Targeted crops for 2020/2021 season:

The idea behind the programme is for farmers to leverage on their comparative cost advantage.

As such the targeted crops include:

Cassava,
Yam,
Rice Maize,
Sesame,
Groundnuts,
Soybean
Bambaranuts,
Sorghum

Requirement on how to Become a Member Of Seifac/CBN Project

If you are interested, membership is opened to the following people:

Agricultural Producer Cooperative Societies
Individual Smallholder Farmers
Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies
Community Development Associations
Federal, State and Local Governments
Public Financing Institutions
Cooperative society

Why should farmers enroll for this CBN-Seifac agric funding?

If you’ve ever benefited from a government loan before, here is an opportunity for you.

The project is designed for Smallholder Farmers who have suffered and are without adequate resources needed to boost their farming.

As such, below is a list of five cogent reasons you should apply for seifac loan or any other agric-funding credit facility by the government

SEIFAC Loan From CBN 2022 – Requirements and How to Apply

The project is aimed at addressing the challenges often faced by Smallholder Farmers across Nigeria.

2) It will also give you an opportunity to bring together farmers under the same umbrella for the same purpose…farming

3) The project is organised in such a way to make it easy to buy back of members farm produce for processing. This is aimed at eliminating glut at harvest seasons.

4) You will also have access to high-quality fertilizers at the right time

5) This will also serve as an avenue to expand your production because mechanization equipment will be brought to fore.
How much can I get from SEIFAC loan?

Apart from other opportunities, you can get up to N5,000,00 funding for your agric produce.
How To Obtain SEIFAC Registration Form

Information we got from Abuja says “Project account opening has been postponed to February 2021” However, this shouldn’t stop you from knowing what you need to register for this opportunity

The registration is done online and the beauty of it is that IT’S FREE! Follow the step by step guide below to create your SEIFAC profile:

Step 1: Head straight to seifac.org

Step 2: Click on the register as a member. Note: You must be 18 years and above

Step 3: Check your inbox to confirm your email

Step 4: Now, login to your SEIFAC Profile and apply for the SEIFAC/CBN ABP for 2021/2022 Wet Cropping Season.

Don’t forget to select your most preferred crop.

Step 5: An email will be sent to you to set up a project account with SEIFAC Project official bankers

After which you begin to upload of Project account and BVN to your profile will begin.

What are you waiting for?

HOW TO APPLY

SEIFAC Loan From CBN 2022 – Requirements and How to Apply

Go to SEIFAC portal page to Start the application process.

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