As part of its efforts to support startups and SMEs with Access to Finance opportunities, AFRYDEF has entered into partnership with the National Directorate for Employment, Imo State office.

As an accredited Enterprise Development Institute, NDE is providing owners of businesses in Nigeria with entrepreneurship training and certification for pre-qualification to participate in the Agribusiness, Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

As an organization with positive credentials in youth development and mobilization, AFRYDEF’s role in this partnership is to mobilize young entrepreneurs for participation in this funding program.

AFRYDEF is expected to mobilize at least 5,000 Imo indigenes to benefit from this loan program.

If you are in Imo State and you want to be apply for the CBN managed AGSMEIS, please, call 0803 870 2075 or email us at