SEIFAC/CBN 2021 Anchor Borrowers Program Registration Portal Now Open for Applications
Are you into any form of Agriculture? Do you need capital to start-up or enhance your business? If yes, It is in our pleasure to inform the general public that The Central Bank of Nigeria sponsored program Smallholder Economic Interest Farmers Agricultural Cooperative (SEIFAC) Application/Registration portal is now open for Small/Start-up Farmers to register
The Central Bank of Nigeria in line with its mission of fostering national growth and development established the anchor borrowers program on November 17, 2015, to help boost the nation’s agricultural sector.
The program introduced under the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration is intended to help create a link between anchor companies and smallholders farmers (SHF’s) of key agricultural commodities by providing loans, agricultural equipment, and blueprints on how to tackle farming challenge.
SEIFAC (Smallholder Economic Interest Farmers Agricultural Cooperative) major object is to organize the Nigerian Smallholder Farmers who are scattered, confused and ravage by hunger and poverty like a stranded Sheep without a herd and flock. A group of Smallholder Farmers analyzed the worrisome situation of the Nigerian Smallholder Farmers and came up with the strategy of cluster farming called Agricultural Production Cluster (Agro-PC) having understudied the concept from developed and developing countries for a good number of years and believe the adoption of same in the Nigerian context shall proffer a lasting solution to the plights of the Smallholder Farmers. They domiciled the ownership of SEIFAC in its members. It is therefore the cooperative of the Smallholder Farmers, by the Smallholder Farmers and for the Smallholder Farmers.
Here is all you need to know about SEIFAC Registration portal 2021/2022.
The main purpose of establishing SEIFAC (Smallholder Economic Interest Farmers Agricultural Cooperative) is to bring together poor farmers.
The cooperative is of smallholder farmers who have suffered and are without adequate resources needed by a farmer.
Kindly note that SEIFAC Registration portal is easily accessible, and registration is free.
How to Apply for SEIFAC Application/Registration portal
The registration portal is open for CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme 2021/2022. All applicants are expected to be 18yrs or more, you have to be a member of the farmer’s cooperative in order to be eligible for the Anchor Borrower Programme
How to Create a New Account for SEIFAC
By creating an account, you are generating a username and password which you will continue to use to access the site.
How to Enter your Bio-data
Put in your personal details to begin the Smallholder Farms Membership Registration.
You will be expected to fill in the following:
Next of Kin Data
Make sure you fill in the correct details
How to Apply for SEIFAC
After you must have filled in all the necessary details and have concluded your registration, log in to your profile, with the username and password you used in creating your account.
Apply for the 2021/2022 Wet Cropping Season. Choose your crop production enterprise of preference, before choosing this, take off your geographical region soil suitableness and relative benefit.
You are expected to open your Project Account with the Official Bankers. The official bankers will be revealed to you via the email address you have provided and through the website on the news menu.
The SEIFAC Registration portal Project Account and Upload of Project account and BVN to your profile will commence from 0.00 am 1st February 2021 and end on 11:59 pm 28th February 2021.
To register, visit the registration portal at https://www.seifac.org/membership-registration. The registration process is simple, you just have to follow the process below:
Note: SEIFAC Registration is free of charge and you can only apply online..
Below are the four steps by which SEIFAC/CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme Works.
•Step 1: Profile Creation
Application is open to only Nigerians from 18years of age. Create your profile by registering as a member to enable you qualify for the SEIFAC/CBN Anchor Borrower Programme and other programmes and services of SEIFAC.
•Step 2: Registration
To register as earlier stated, you must be at least 18yrs of age and interested in farming one out of other enterprise crops in Agro-PC (Agricultural Production Cluster). Register your personal details to start the SEIFAC Smallholder Farms Membership Registration.
•Step 3: Application
Log into your SEIFAC Profile and apply for the SEIFAC/CBN ABP for 2021/2022 Wet Cropping Season.
Select your preferred crop production enterprise considering your geographical region, soil suitability and comparative advantage.
•Step 4: Project Account
You are required to open your SEIFAC Project Account with our Official Bankers which will be made known to you through the email address you provided and on our Website (on the news menu).
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using this website. Your access to and use of the service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all SEIFAC members, visitors, users and others who access or use this service.
Please Note: This Application Process Is Free.
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview.