Chinese Company to Work with Nigeria’s Cross River Basin Development Authority on Cassava Production

Nigeria’s southeast Cross River Basin Development Authority (RBDA) is collaborating with a Chinese firm, Ruyi Holdings Group, on large-scale cassava production. The partnership would also include the construction of a hydro-electric power plant for the catchment area, Bassey Nkposong, Managing Director of the Authority, said in a statement reaching Xinhua on Wednesday [31 January 2018]…Full

China to Loan Nigeria US$4.5 Billion for Agriculture Projects

The Peoples Republic of China has said it will lend Nigeria $4.5 billion to boost local agriculture. The loan is to enable Nigeria purchase farming tools including tractors, bulldozers, graders, irrigation pumps, amongst others…Full Article: AllAfrica Apr 2017 Key Point The US$4.5 billion loan will have a 20 year repayment term and moratorium of 5

Chinese Investors Sign Agricultural MoU with Officials from Nigeria’s Bauchi State

The Bauchi State Government will sign Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with some Chinese investors wishing to invest in the state’s economy. The parties said that signing the pacts would ignite bilateral cooperation between the state and China for economic development, investment, technical assistance and partnership in agriculture, with emphasis on production, farm mechanisation and water

Hubei-based Agricultural Company to Establish Feed Mill and Develop Sweet Corn Cultivation in Nigeria

A Chinese firm, Wuhan Longfecund Agricultural Development Company Ltd., is set to establish a feed mill and maize farm in Cross River State. Chairman of the Company Yongsheng Cao stated this during a visit to Governor Ben Ayade at the Government House in Calabar…Full Article: BizWatchNigeria Aug 2016 Key Point According to the Chairman of

YTO China-Africa Machinery Corporation to Supply Nigeria with 80,000 Tractors

Following the move to achieve mechanized farming in Nigeria, a Chinese company, YTO China-Africa Machinery Corporation, CAMACO, has concluded plans to supply 80,000 tractors to farmers…Full Article: All Africa July 2016 Key Point Nigeria and its participating states signed a MoU with China-Africa Machinery Corporation (CAMACO). The Nigerian States of Sokoto, Zamfara, Jigawa, Kastina (northern

China Geo-Engineering Corporation Carries Out Agriculture Training In Nigeria

A Chinese multinational group of companies CGC on Monday [13 June 2016] kicked off capacity building organized for Nigerian agricultural technicians, an effort aimed at promoting integrated agricultural technology in the West African country….Full Article: AllAfrica June 2016 Key Point A five-day training program was carried out by the China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) which trained

China’s Beer Equipment Manufacturer, Ziemann Holvrieka Asia, to Invest in Vietnam, Nigeria, and Mexico in 2016

China’s Ziemann Holvrieka Asia Co Ltd, a specialist in beer-making equipment and food-and-beverage plants, will deploy more resources, including human resources, in emerging markets such as Vietnam, Nigeria and Mexico this year, to compete with other established rivals in the region. The subsidiary of China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd, the country’s largest transportation equipment

China to Strengthen Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector

The Nigerian government represented by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) and the Chinese Government are on the part to actualizing a strategic partnership to advance the agricultural prowess of Nigeria. The Permanent Secretary, FMARD, Sonny Echono, who disclosed this on Tuesday [22 September 2015], when he received the Chinese Ambassador to

Chinese Companies To Develop Agricultural Land and Expand Sugar Production in Northern Nigeria

Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State yesterday [16 August 2015] said two Chinese companies are ready to invest in the state in the area of sugar and other agricultural products. Badaru who disclosed this to newsmen when the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Gu-Xianojie paid a courtesy call on him in his office, said

China, via the FAO, has Sent 235 Agricultural Experts to Mongolia, Nigeria, Uganda, and 6 Other Countries Over the Past Few Years

Sub-Saharan African countries have forged strong ties with China in order to acquire technologies and expertise that are crucial to accelerate an agrarian revolution, an African expert has said. Emmanuel Tambi, director of policy and advocacy with the Forum for Agriculture Research in Africa, noted that Sino-Africa cooperation in agriculture has unleashed mutual benefits. “There