Nigeria
30 Nov 2016 Premium Times
Nigerian parliament condemns land grab by Chinese firms
The House of Representatives on Tuesday raised alarm over what it called, “the spate of land grabbing by foreign companies in guise of investing in the country’s economy.
11 Nov 2016 Premium Times
Nigeria invites Russian farmers to invest
The Nigerian government extended an invitation to Russians to take advantage of the country’s arable land to produce and export agricultural products.
10 Nov 2016 WorldStage
Nigeria: Agro-business investors assured of returns in Lagos’ N3b daily food market
Lagos Food Security Summit and Exhibition was organized to bring together stakeholders in the Agricultural sector to proffer solutions to the challenges militating against the achievement of food security
07 Nov 2016 The Authority
Nigeria: OLAM urges FG to make rice importation ban process gradual
Olam has started developing a second 13,500 ha fully irrigated paddy farm on a greenfield site in Ondorie, Na­sarawa State.
22 Sep 2016 Agence Ecofin
Nigéria : la société civile dénonce les accaparements de terres agricoles par les multinationales
La société civile nigériane estime que « les gouvernements nigérian et africains doivent impérativement protéger leurs populations contre les accaparements de terres qui menacent aussi bien leur survie que leur accès aux ressources naturelles ».
22 Sep 2016 Today
Conservationists warn against land grabbing in Nigeria by foreign firms
As the world celebrates the International Day of Struggle against Monoculture Tree Plantations today, conservationists have warned transnational companies from Europe, America and Asia against scramble for land in Nigeria and Africa for industrial agro-business.
31 Aug 2016 Agence Ecofin
Une compagnie chinoise investira 8 millions de $ dans la production de maïs au Nigéria
Au Nigéria, le chinois Wuhan Longfecund Agricultural Development Company Ltd a annoncé son intention d’installer une ferme de production de maïs dans l’Etat de Cross River.
25 Aug 2016 Today
Chinese firm to establish $8m feed mill, maize farm in Cross River, NIgeria
A Chinese firm, Wuhan Longfecund Agricultural Development Company Ltd., has concluded plans to set up a feed mill and maize farm in Cross River State, Nigeria.
15 Aug 2016 Naija 247
Nigeria partners South African firm on $700 million real estate, agriculture deal
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) on Friday established a partnership with Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) of South Africa to co-invest $200 million in agriculture development projects.
21 Jul 2016 NAN
Governor Fayose donates 100,000 hectares of land to investors
Governor Ayo Fayose has approved the donation of 100,000 hectares of land to investors, who are willing to embark on farming to improve agricultural production in Ekiti, Nigeria
04 Jul 2016 Reuters
Clarion call for Nigerian farmers to unite in the battle to save their lands
Reverend Father Maurice Kwairanga works with farmers in northeast Nigeria to fight large scale land acquisitions
13 Apr 2016 National
China gives $15m for 50 agric farms
President Jinping offered $15 million agricultural assistance to Nigeria for the establishment of 50 Agricultural Demonstration Farms across the country.


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