CBN/First Bank N200 Billion Credit Scheme Fund


The Central Bank of Nigeria and First Bank of Nigeria is giving out opportunities to farmers to partake in the N200 billion Credit Scheme Fund.

As an agricultural business owner, you can be a beneficiary of the CACS N200 billion Fund.

This facility was established by the CBN and Federal Ministry of Agriculture to fast track the development of the agricultural sector in Nigeria by giving loans support to businesses like yours.


  • Maximum obligor limit is N2 billion for medium and large scale private sector enterprises while there are no limits for state governments.
  • As a participating private sector entity, you must have a minimum farm asset base of N50million (excluding farm land).
  • Irrevocable Standing Payment Order is required in the case of State Governments.

CBN Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme (CACS) Benefits

  • Single digit interest rate (9% all-in, max).
  • This fund is available till 2025.

Who Can Apply for CBN 2021 Commercial Agriculture Credit Scheme

  • Medium or Large Scale Commercial Farms involved in cultivation of crops, rearing of livestock, fisheries, etc.
  • Limited Liability Companies involved in agricultural production, storage, processing, marketing and enterprise development.
  • State Governments and the FCT (for on-lending/special intervention to small scale farmers).

Required Documents

  • Formal application for a credit Facility.
  • Certificate of Incorporation.
  • Memorandum and Article of Association.
  • Board Resolution to Borrow.
  • Feasibility Study/Business Plan.

To apply for any of our facilities contact the Agric Finance Desk through Email on: [email protected]

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