Sterling Bank has financed over 80,000 smallholder farmers, primarily under input finance for agricultural production activities to boost food security in the country.
The bank, which disclosed this while joining the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s World Food Day (WFD), said it was part of its effort to tackle hunger and promote a more food-secure and prosperous Africa.
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Commenting on this year’s celebration, Divisional Head, Agric and Solid Minerals Finance, Bukola Awosanya, said in a statement that, Sterling Bank was convinced that agriculture held the promise for a more food-secure and prosperous Africa.