A group of farmers and pastoralists from Zindiwa Community in Nigeria's Bauchi State are suing the state government over the allocation of 10,000 hectares of farmland to Tiamin Rice limited.
Nigeria's Ekiti State government says 263 farming families were compensated for lands that were taken to establish a joint venture dairy farm with the South Africa-based dairy company Promisador.
Communities in Rukubi, Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Nigeria where Olam Rice Farm is located, have said they are in pain and sorrow due to the activities of the multi-national farming company.
Nigeria's Kaduna State Government has given companies like Olam access to large hectares of farmlands, a development some peasant farmers say has succeeded in relegating them to the background.
Aliko Dangote has announced that the Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc is significantly scaling up its investment in the sugar sub-sector in line with the requirement of the Nigeria Sugar Master plan
The Kogi State House of Assembly, in Nigeria, had directed the group to appear before it, insisting no payment has been made to consummate the 2012 transaction.
- Premium Times
18 Oct 2022
Nigeria's Kaduna State Government declared its readiness to utilise over 800,000 hectares of virgin land located for agricultural purposes at the 7th Kaduna Investment Summit.
On September 2nd, security forces looted and burned down houses in the Nigerian village of Agbede – a further chapter in the conflict between local people and the Okomu Oil Palm plantation company, reports Rainforest Rescue
- Rainforest Rescue
12 Oct 2022
Olam says 4,000 ha of its large rice farm in Nigeria were submerged and that damages could be worth as much as $15 million.
- Channels Television
08 Oct 2022
Cette acquisition, une fois actée, portera à 2000 hectares la superficie totale du domaine de la compagnie consacrée à la culture de palmier à huile.
- Agence Ecofin
23 Sep 2022
The partnership is expected to remove bureaucratic obstacles that hinder easy access to lands for agricultural and industrial investments.
L’attention médiatique et politique autour du cas a obligé l’entreprise à réagir : SIAT s’est notamment engagée à organiser des rencontres avec les communautés dans les différents pays pour écouter leurs revendications.}