Wilmar, la plus grande société mondiale d’huile de palme, installe actuellement une gigantesque plantation sur des terrains forestiers qui ont été offerts de façon illégale à l’ancien président du Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo. La communauté locale veut récupérer ces terres.
Wilmar, the world's largest palm oil processor, is building a massive plantation on forest lands illegally gifted to Nigeria's former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. The local community wants these lands back.
Commissioner for Agriculture of Nigeria's Edo State says his government gave 10,000 hectares to Ekha Chemical Company two weeks ago for cassava production, while two other companies have asked for 25,000 hectares each for palm oil and rice.
Sifca Group, which owns Africa’s biggest palm-oil refinery located in Ivory Coast, said it plans to spend $417 million in the next five years on plantations and factories in Ghana, Nigeria and Liberia.