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Oil palm growers commend Buhari, CBN for empowering small holder farmers

The Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for empowering smallholder farmers under the Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP). The newly-elected President of the association, Mr Joe Onyiuke made the commendation during a stakeholders’ forum on investment and funding opportunities in the oil palm
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Oil Palm industry deserves more attention for greater productivity — Iyang

Oil Palm industry deserves more attention for greater productivity — Iyang

By Gabriel Ewepu The National President of National Palm Produce Association of Nigeria, NPPAN, Alphonsus Iyang, in this interview explained why the palm oil industry needs serious attention to strategically position it to compete favourably in the global market. Excerpts: Can you tell us about the National Association of Palm Produce Association of Nigeria? The
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Edo State, INEC

Obaseki’s reforms: CBN’s N69bn investment in Edo oil palm sector excites farmers

With the commitment of about N69 billion by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the Edo State Oil Palm Programme (ESOPP), smallholder farmers in the state have applauded the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration for creating the right environment to attract the investment. A cross-section of the farmers, who spoke to journalists, in Benin City,
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NGO, CBN inaugurate 10,000 hectares oil-palm plantation in Kogi

NGO, CBN inaugurate 10,000 hectares oil-palm plantation in Kogi

An Agro-based Non-Governmental Organisation, Stocks and Minas Agricultural Advocacy Network Africa (SMAANA) in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Saturday inaugurated a 10,000 hectares oil-palm plantation in Kogi. Mr Joseph Idoko, President of the NGO while inaugurating the plantation in Amaka, Igala-Mela/Odolu Local Government Area of the state, said the initiative was
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Nosak Group boosts Obaseki’s industrialisation drive

Nosak Group boosts Obaseki’s industrialisation drive

Acquires 23,000 hectares of land for oil palm, other production An indigenous business conglomerate, Nosak Group has contributed to the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s industrialisation and job creation drive with its investment in agriculture, including the acquisition of 13,000 hectares for oil palm plantation. The company has also ventured into ethanol production with the acquisition
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Obaseki engages plantation owners, school pupils, others in tackling environmental issues

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state’s holistic approach to tackling issues of environmental degradation is driven through the joint effort of oil palm plantation owners and other actors, including primary school pupils, to ensure the buy-in of relevant stakeholders. The governor said this during the opening ceremony of the
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