The Civil Society Network Against Corruption and the African Network for Economic and Environmental Justice urge the government of Jigawa State to urgently address the displacement of farmers in 36 communities by a Chinese company.
Federal Government of Nigeria has opened negotiation with Peoples Republic of China over $4.5 billion loan to facilitate the production of agricultural machineries for large scale farming in selected states across the country.
As Nigeria cashes in on the investment opportunities of import substitution, critical investments have been made by the Organised Private Sector, one of such being Triton farm projects on fish, poultry and crop production.
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
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 ».
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.