Nigeria

Oyo earmarks 250,000 hectares of land for farming

Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in the State, Prince Oyewumi Oyewole, who made this declaration in Ibadan, noted that the state's zero tolerance policy on fallow agricultural farm land was meant to attract foreign investors to the state.

The palm oil crisis in Nigeria - and beyond

In June, Environmental Rights Action/FOE Nigeria and representatives of the Owan and Okomu communities delivered a letter to the Governor of Edo State urging him to uphold a revocation Order on 13,750 ha of land expropriated by Okomu Plc.