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  • Commodity giants on our shores
    • Business Day
    • 23 Feb 2009

    “We have a land fund in South America, we have in Ukraine. Now we are developing one in Africa. We need to acquire land for farming,” says Guy de Montule, Louis Dreyfus’ chief executive officer for Middle East and Africa

  • Tsonga Project: Assessing Gains of Commercial Farming
    • This Day
    • 27 Jan 2009

    When the Kwara State Government invited the displaced Zimbabwean farmers to the state for the Tsonga farming project, many thought it was another white elephant exercise.

  • Nigeria signs $16b investment pact with UAE
    • The Guardian
    • 16 Jan 2009

    The Federal Government, yesterday, in Abuja, signed a $16 billion development cooperation agreement which covers real estate, agriculture, power, oil and gas, with the Dubai World Corporation in the United Arab Emirates.

  • "Substantial progress at Lonrho Agriculture"
    • Lonrho PLC
    • 13 Jan 2009

    Lonrho Agriculture will develop 25,000 hectares of agricultural projects in the Provinces of Uige, Zaire and Bengo in Angola.

  • Nigeria: NDDC Enters N46 Billion Pact On Rice Production
    • Vanguard
    • 22 Dec 2008

    The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has entered into a 25-year pact with a private investor to boost rice production.

  • Uduaghan guarantees [10,000] hectares as Delta, British firm sign MoU on rice, cassava, fish production
    • Guardian
    • 01 Sep 2008

    The Delta State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with a British firm, Trans4mation Pistton Field Nigeria Limited, to promote agriculture and turn the state into a formidable food basket.

  • UK firm signs N1b pact with Arochukwu on agriculture project
    • Guardian
    • 01 Sep 2008

    A UK-based agricultural company, Transformation Agric-Tech Limited, has signed a 30-year Memorandum of Understanding with Ndi Okereke Abam, a rural community in Arochukwu Council area of Abia state for an agricultural project.

  • Firm plans rice, cassava production
    • This Day
    • 11 Aug 2008

    A United Kingdom agro-based firm, Transfor-mation Agrictech has said plan are in the pipeline to tackle the lingering food crisis in four states of Abia, Rivers, Delta and Ebonyi, through by revolutionalised agriculture, which would culminate in the massive production of rice and cassava for both domestic use and export purposes.

  • Small farmers at risk in land scramble
    • Financial Times
    • 11 Aug 2008

    Small-scale farmers with limited knowledge of their rights stand to lose most as countries such as China and Saudi Arabia expand their quest for African farmland, analysts have warned.

  • RSG set to enhance rice production
    • The Tide News
    • 19 Jun 2008

    The Rivers State Government has reiterated its resolve to create an enabling environment to enhance rice production and processing, as well as promote and protect other agricultural business interests in the state.

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