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Group collaborates with govt to promote Nigeria’s oil palm sector

Oil palm plantation

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Solidaridad, has said that it will provide technical support to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) in developing Nigeria’s oil palm sector. Oil palm plantation Solidaridad made the pledge in a statement issued on Thursday, March 4, 2021 by its Programme Officer – Communication, Outreach and Networking, Mr Pita Ochai. The statement quoted ...

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Solidaridad gears Nigeria up for extensive palm oil exportation

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Though considered the fifth largest producer of global palm oil, Nigeria has over the years grappled with inability to produce enough for sustainable export as a good percentage of palm oil production in the country comes from dispersed smallholder farmers. Participants at the workshop, featuring a representative of the Commissioner and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Akwa Ibom State, Mrs Mary Ukoette Bassey ...

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Solidaridad to support Nigeria, Ghana in oil palm production

Oil palm plantation

Solidaridad West Africa says it is making progress in enabling governments in Nigeria and Ghana to support and work with farmers toward a more sustainable climate-smart oil palm production. Oil palm plantation Stakeholders stated this in an at the end of a two-day Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) Wrap-up Workshop organised by Solidaridad West Africa – Nigeria in Uyo, Akwa Ibom ...

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Solidaridad pledges to help in divestment of Nigerian economy

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Solidaridad West Africa, a solution-oriented civil society organisation (CSO), says is poised to bring its over 50-year experience in global agriculture transformation to help in divestment of the nation’s economy from oil to agriculture. Dr. Samuel Ogallah Samson Dr Sam Ogallah, Senior Climate Specialist, Africa and County Technical Lead, Nigeria for Solidaridad Network, West Africa, disclosed this at a two-day ...

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Oil palm business: Group calls for empowerment, land inheritance to women

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Solidaridad West Africa has advocated the need for empowerment, sensitisation and extension of land inheritance to enable women take active part in oil palm business. Priscilla Affiah-Udoh introducing the National Initiatives for Sustainable and Climate-Smart Oil Palm Smallholders (NISCOPS) project The Netherlands-based international non-governmental organisation has also discouraged child labour, abuse and trafficking in the process of their involvement in the ...

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CSOs urge women to continue fight against climate change, COVID-19

Facemask Production Training

Two civil society organisations (CSOs), Climate and Sustainable Development Network of Nigeria (CSDevNet) and Solidaridad West Africa, have urged women to continue the fight against climate change and COVID-19. Women and girls during a face mask training session in Dukpa Community in Gwagwalada, Abuja Mr Abu Stephen, Stakeholder Engagement Specialist, CSDevNet, said this in a statement issued in Abuja on ...

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