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Apply for 247 Agricultural Credit Scheme 2024 (Get Up to N2 Million)



Apply for 247 Agricultural Credit Scheme 2022 (Get Up to N2 Million)

247 Agricultural Credit Scheme 2024: The 247 Digital Platform for Farmers is Nigeria’s premier Agricultural initiative for Farmers. Incorporated in April 2013, 247 Digital Platform for Farmers leverages modern agriculture to deliver inclusive farming.

The only official website to apply is

247 Digital Platform for Farmers Understand how momentous the farming process in Nigeria is suffering farmers and the lack of adequate farming tools and access to funds is deteriorating agricultural activities across the country.

In support of SDG 8 economic growth, they have designed 247 Agricultural Credit Scheme to enable farmers to exploit the untapped potentials of Nigeria’s agricultural sector, reduce inflation, lower the cost of agricultural production (i.e. food items), generate surplus for export, increase Nigeria’s foreign earnings as well as diversify its revenue base.

The support has come on due time because considering Nigeria has an arable area of 34 million hectares: 6.5 million hectares for permanent crops, and 28.6 million hectares on meadows and pastures. Agriculture accounts for about 24 per cent of Nigeria’s GDP.

It will help greatly toward the growth of the economy of the country and also provide other employment opportunities for young people, thereby reducing the unemployment rate and making Nigeria the food basket of Africa.

To access loans under 247 ACS, farmers are encouraged to visit the approved website However, large-scale farmers are also allowed under the scheme to apply directly through the website following the guidelines.

The 247 Agricultural Credit Scheme funds are disbursed to farmers and agro-allied entrepreneurs at a single-digit interest rate of 4% per cent at a maximum period of three
(3) years repayment period. Applicants who pay back their facilities on the schedule are to enjoy a rebate of 2% per cent.

247 Agricultural Credit Scheme 2024 Requirements and Application

To be eligible for this loan, you must be a Nigerian citizen, non-citizen national, or legal resident of Nigeria. You must be an agricultural producer or family farmer and must have experience in farm business operations for at least three years before the application

It would be best if you also met all of the following:

  • Have a satisfactory history of meeting credit obligations, and
  • Valid means of identification and BVN
  • Be unable to obtain credit elsewhere at reasonable rates and terms to meet actual needs, and
  • Have legal ability to incur loan obligations, and
  • Be the owner-operator of a family farm after loan closing.
  • Applicants are automatically not eligible if either of the following applies:
  • Are delinquent on a debt, or
  • Have outstanding obligations to settle with a financial institution


Bernard Bassey is a graduate of Software Engineering from AfriHUB University, Abuja. He is an expert in field journalism, his interest in socio-politics activities is keen.



  1. Ihunnaya kelvin uchenna

    Monday, 20 June 2022, 9:54 at 9:54 am

    To start for farming

  2. BANJO, N. Olalekan

    Friday, 4 February 2022, 4:43 at 4:43 am

    At last we hope by 7th of February2022 every selected NGOs will start disbursement of the so called Theobart grant by God’s willing. Praise ye thy Lord !

  3. Solomon Ajayi

    Saturday, 25 December 2021, 2:21 at 2:21 pm

    There has been too much delay on Npower recruitment,many of the people did a series of verification,up till now,there is nothing to show dat they are selected nt to talk about payment to them.Also there has been too much anky panky nd lieing in dis Theobath
    NGO,mny people registered in Ekiti State,up till now,they kept on deceving people that they will pay.

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