The partnership is expected to remove bureaucratic obstacles that hinder easy access to lands for agricultural and industrial investments.
The Nigerian firm says it is embarking on Phase II of its sugar project, which will cover over 100,000 hectares to make the sugar plant, the largest in Africa.
- Premium Times
30 Aug 2022
The project, which is a joint venture between Northsworthy Farms, and Allied Industries Limited and Nigeria's Delta State Government had planted over 250,000 oil palm trees in over 1,400 hectares of land.
Communities protest grabbing, bulldozing and replacing of their biodiversity with monocrop oil palms by Fayus Nigeria Ltd and several other of the Edo State governor's business friends and multinational companies.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Nigeria's Yobe State has said a group of Chinese investors will establish 10,000 hectares of rice plantation under a trial agricultural project in the state.
“This is uncommon. The Governor allocated the land to us without asking for any bribe or commission,” the CEO of Tiamin told China's Ambassador about the 10,000 ha allocated to his company by Bauchi state government.
L’exploitation sera consacrée à la culture d’une nouvelle variété de riz chinois, qui permettra de quintupler le rendement comparativement aux semences conventionnelles, selon Yung Wang, le chef de file du groupe
- Agence Ecofin
22 Jul 2022
SAO Agro Services Ltd aided by eight vehicles loaded with security corps and officers of the Nigerian Army invaded Ofosu area with a bulldozer to begin the destruction of farmlands of over 20,000 farmers.
- Nigerian Tribune
20 Jul 2022
The company is currently scaling up sugar cane planting with the target to reach about 3000 hectares of cane harvest by January 2025, of the 78,000 hectares of land acquired by Dangote Industries Limited.
Le 22 juin, une délégation de communautés de Côte d’Ivoire, du Ghana et du Nigeria, accompagnée d’ONG locales et belges, s’est rendue devant le siège de SIAT-Group à Bruxelles
Community and civil society representatives from Ghana, Nigeria and Ivory Coast are in Brussels to denounce land grabbing by a Belgian rubber and palm oil company.
An integrated agricultural company, Saro Oil Palm Limited has embarked on pre-planting activities in preparation for the development of a 10,000-hectare oil palm plantation in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State.
- Nigerian Observer
16 Jun 2022