First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has been honoured with the Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Award 2023 for its outstanding contribution to transforming agricultural finance and supporting the sustainable long-term change needed to end hunger and poverty in Nigeria.
The award, presented by Feed the Future Nigeria, the US Government’s Global Hunger and Food Security Initiative, celebrates innovative and impactful partnership with FCMB.
“We are immensely proud to receive this recognition. This award emphasises the importance of responsible investment in agriculture and reaffirms our commitment to transforming Nigeria’s agriculture value chain,” said Mrs Yemisi Edun, Managing Director of FCMB.
“Our partnership with Feed the Future Nigeria demonstrates the potential of innovative financing models in agriculture,” stated Kudzai Gumunyu, Divisional Head of Agribusiness and Non-Oil Exports at FCMB, adding that, “We believe that responsible persuasion and creative solutions can lead to a brighter future for agribusiness in Nigeria.”