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AfDB president predicts Dangote will be largest exporter of rice by 2021


Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has said that billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021. Speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Morocco over the weekend, Adesina said Africa must focus on agriculture to drive growth and create jobs on the continent. “I remember when ...

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Dangote, rice farmers, Sokoto sign rice growers’ scheme agreement


A tripartite agreement spare headed by the Dangote Rice Limited to create jobs for 16,000 outgrower rice farmers in Sokoto State in Northwest Nigeria was on Tuesday, February 14 2017 signed amid excitement and a pledge by all parties to ensure the success of the scheme to make the country self sufficient in rice cultivation. The agreement was signed during ...

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