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Federal Government, WACOT Partners on Food Security

The Food sufficiency goal of the Federal government is receiving a major boost in Kebbi state through the collaboration between WACOT Rice Limited and the Kebbi state government. The food sufficiency journey started sometime in June, 2016 when President Muhammadu Buhari, announced in a Ramadan meeting with members of the ...

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Rice imports: AfDB decries $400 million annual bill

Ghana has the capacity and resources to produce rice for consumption and export, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr Akinwumi Adesina, has said. “It, therefore, has no business importing rice to the value of $400 million annually. “Ghana absolutely has no business at all importing rice. You ...

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Lagos acquires 32 tonnes per hour rice mill from Switzerland

…To produce 2.6m 50kg bags of rice per year Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday in Zurich, Switzerland led a team of the State Executive Committee members to sign an agreement with Bühler AG (“Bühler”), a leading rice-mill producer in the world, for the acquisition of a 32 ...

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Osinbajo inaugurates $1.5B Indorama fertilizer plant

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, will inaugurate a new world-class fertilizer plant built by Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited on Thursday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The plant with production capacity for 1.5 million Metric Tons of Urea fertilizer is considered the world’s largest single-train Urea plant. Eleme Petrochemicals Company ...

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Ag President Osinbajo to Inaugurate $1.5 Billion Indorama Fertilizer Plant in Port Harcourt

Osinbajo       Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will inaugurate a new world-class fertilizer plant built by Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited, tomorrow in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The plant with production capacity for 1.5 million Metric Tons of Urea fertilizer is considered the world’s largest single-train Urea ...

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Canadian government injects C$125m into Ghana’s agric sector

Canadian government has pumped 125 million dollars into the nation’s agricultural sector.         The Canadian government has strengthened its commitment towards boosting Ghana’s food security by injecting 125 million Canadian Dollars into the nation’s agricultural sector. This timely intervention is expected to support the reintroduced ‘Planting for ...

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Food security: Heritage Bank restates commitment to deepen Agro-business fun

Heritage Bank Plc has reiterated its commitment to further deepen the drive to support agribusiness value chain in order to fast track food security and sufficiency in the country. The MD/CEO of the bank, Mr Ifie Sekibo, who disclosed this, stated that in a bid to support food sufficiency, Heritage ...

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WASIL/WACOT collaborate with BIFTo improve Maize and Soy productivity in Nigeria

Mr. Sadiq Kassim, General Manager Corporate Affairs, TGI Group, Mr. Soji Apampa, COuntry Manager for BIF and Alhaji Sani Idris Sambo, Sarkin Rafi Katsina, District Head Mai Rua at the MOU signing event between WASIL/WACOT and BIF recently in Funtua, Kastina state. June 9, 2017/CFO & Associates PR As part ...

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Heritage Bank supports Triton Group reforestation project in Oyo State

    Heritage Bank Plc has thrown its weight behind Globus Resources Limited, a subsidiary of Triton Group, to flag off the second phase of afforestation programme in Oyo State. The bank as the first financier had earlier financed the first phase of the project and offered N2billion long-term facility ...

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US government mobilizes $115 million for Ghana’s agricultural sector

Melinda Tabler-Stone, Chargé d’affaires, US Embassy Feed the Future, an initiative by the United States government has mobilized more than $115 million in private sector investment for Ghana’s agricultural productivity, boost incomes, and link farmers to market and trade opportunities, Melinda Tabler-Stone, Chargé d’affaires, US Embassy has said. According to ...

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