How to Benefits from Nirsal Farmer’s Business School

Nirsal Farmer's Business School
Nirsal Farmer's Business School

Nirsal Farmer’s Business School – The NFBS is a collection of lessons on best practices in agriculture and agribusiness for over 15 agricultural commodities.

The NFBS makes use of Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technology, making it conveniently accessible from all types of mobile phones.

The NFBS, developed by NIRSAL Plc in partnership with Successory Nigeria Ltd and FBIS Technologies, is in response to the need of Nigerian smallholder farmers and inexperienced farmers for the knowledge and guidance on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and business operations required to enhance their productivity and improve their livelihoods.


WHO CAN SUBSCRIBE TO THE Nirsal Farmer’s Business School?

The NFBS can be subscribed to by any individual with a registered MTN Line. The NFBS was conceived primarily for Nigeria’s smallholder farmers. However, its lessons can be utilised by a wide range of people. They include experienced farmers, farmer groups, farmer leaders, academics & students, youths interested in agribusiness and the general public.


15+ Commodities Covered

Commodities covered in the NFBS include Maize, Rice, Ginger, Sesame, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybean, High-Iron Beans, Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato, Fruits & Vegetables, Shea, Cashew, Wheat, Fish, Poultry, Cassava and Dairy/Hides & Skins

End-to-end Agricultural Value Chain operations covered

24/7 access to lessons on Pre-Planting, Planting, Harvest, Storage, Processing, Markets, Business Management, Loan Repayment and more

Access to Agricultural services

24/7 access to Advisory Services, Market Opportunities and Weather Forecasts/Updates

Available in 5 Languages

Content available in English, Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo and Pidgin


Subscription cost of N100 weekly or N20 daily

Accessibility and Functionality

NFBS can be accessed from all types of mobile phones with the ability to pause (press 0), rewind (press *), forward (press #) and listen to previous lessons.
Nirsal Farmer's Business School
Nirsal Farmer’s Business School
How to Subscribe to Nirsal Farmer’s Business School
  • Dial 7716 on a registered MTN line
  • Choose your prefer language.
  • Subscribe to NFBS. After selecting a language, press 1 to subscribe to the NFBS ETC.