Nigeria
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.
12 Apr 2016 Pulse
Sokoto to benefit from Chinese president's 100 projects
According to the state government, Sokoto has signed a memorandum of understanding with Henan Province of China for the establishment of a demonstration farm and boosting of agriculture in the state.
17 Mar 2016 http://thenationonlineng.net/edo-investor-okunbo-unveils-750m-farm/
Edo investor Okunbo unveils $750m farm
Capt. Hosa Okunbo and his technical and financial partners from the San Carlos Group in Mexico say that the farm has already taken off with an initial $11 million investment on a 20-hectare green house vegetables farm.
19 Feb 2016 The Nation
Chinese firm to build rice mill, research institute in Akwa Ibom
Heilongjiang Hegang Sanjiang Plain Rice Group is embarking on a pilot production on 500 hectares of farmland, thereafter expanding to 10,000 hectares.
08 Feb 2016 Newswatch Times
Ogun ready to partner with genuine investors – says commissioner
Brazilian businessman Gerson Zilio of Bigtee Commercial Investment Ltd and Tec Agro Brasil said the choice of Ogun State was based on the fertile land, which contains the lime needed for cultivation of sugar cane to produce sugar and ethanol.
22 Jan 2016 CGLTE
Appel à la mobilisation pour la Caravane ouest-africaine pour la terre, l’eau et les semences
La Convergence Globale des Luttes pour la Terre et l’Eau – Afrique de l’Ouest vous invite à rejoindre et soutenir la Caravane ouest-africaine pour la terre, l’eau et les semences, qui mobilisera 15 pays de la sous-région en mars 2016
22 Jan 2016 GCLWS
Call for mobilization: West African caravan for land, water and seeds
The Global Convergence of Land and Water Struggles – West Africa invites you to join the West African Caravan for Land, Water and Seeds, which will mobilize 15 countries of the sub-region in March 2016
20 Jan 2016 Xinhua
Chinese firm to enhance food security in Nigeria
A Chinese firm in southwest Nigeria's Ogun State has set up an integrated poultry farm in order to focus on enhancing the nation's food security through commercial agricultural production.
06 Jan 2016 Tribune
Land grabbing in Niger Delta: Govts, community leaders indicted
The issue of indiscriminate allocation of community land to companies in the Niger Delta region has been brought to the front burner by stakeholders on environmental and human rights issues in the area.
20 Nov 2015 New Telegraph
Private sector investments in Nigeria’s agric sector
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has disclosed that private sector investments in the country’s agric sector has reached about N760 billion in the last two years.


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