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 Pet Agro Farms a Nigerian based foreign firm says plans are on to invest about N150 million in Nigeria via production and processing of oil palm cashew and other agricultural production The agro firm said the initiative had become imperative in order to target the foreign market and earn forex into the country during the ongoing forex crisis in the country Ms Rehab Danladi Director Pet Agro Farm on Wednesday told the News Agency of NIgeria in an interview in Abuja that the farm was looking to start up with 40 plots of land in Kogi We are already working closely with the Bank of Industry for the local market production while talks are already ongoing with the NEXIM Bank to finance export There is need for us to go to backward integration now enough is enough for import while we process 80 per cent will be going into the export market while 20 per cent will be for the local market she explained According to the Director it s all about value chain as even wastes from these products from palm kernel soya bean and others can be converted to poultry feeds that will also boost poultry Farming Ms Dalandi said the investment would help Nigeria to reclaim its position as a leading global palm oil and cashew producer Currently the total production of raw cashew in Nigeria is about 1 4 million metric tons annually which is far from the country s potentials of over 10 million tons The initiative she said will contribute to the country s agricultural industry and provide employment opportunities to the Nigerian youths while ensuring sustainable wealth creation through farming and education on good investment Ms Dalandi said She added that the firm would be buying seedlings from the farmers and would also provide hybrid seeds to help farmers scale up their productivity NAN reports that Nigeria is the 7th largest producer of palm kernel and palm oil in high demand globally but can only get FOREX for Nigeria if maximally harnessed and exported www nanews ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
Foreign firm targets N150m investment in oil , cashew processing

1 Pet Agro Farms,a Nigerian-based foreign firm, says plans are on to invest about N150 million in Nigeria via production and processing of oil palm, cashew,  and other agricultural production .

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2 The agro-firm said the initiative had become imperative in order to target the foreign market and earn forex into the country during the ongoing forex crisis in the country.

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3 Ms Rehab Danladi, Director, Pet Agro Farm, on Wednesday told the News Agency of NIgeria in an interview in Abuja that the farm was looking to start up with 40 plots of land in Kogi.
“We are already working closely with the Bank of Industry for the local market production while talks are already ongoing with the NEXIM Bank to finance export .

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4 “There is need for us to go to backward integration now, enough is enough for import,while we process , 80 per cent will be going into the export market, while 20 per cent will be for the local market.

5 ” she explained.

6 According to the Director, it’s all about value-chain, as even wastes from these products from palm kernel, soya bean and others can be converted to poultry feeds that will also boost poultry Farming
Ms Dalandi said the investment would help Nigeria to reclaim its position as a leading global palm oil and cashew producer. 

7 “Currently, the total production of raw cashew in Nigeria is about 1.4 million metric tons annually, which is far from the country’s potentials of over 10 million tons.
 

8 “The initiative she said, will contribute to the country’s agricultural industry and provide employment opportunities to the Nigerian youths’ while ensuring sustainable wealth creation through farming and education on good investment,” Ms Dalandi said.

9 She added that the firm would be buying seedlings from the farmers and would also provide hybrid seeds to help farmers scale up their productivity.

NAN reports that Nigeria is the 7th largest producer of palm kernel and palm oil in high demand globally but can only get FOREX for Nigeria if maximally harnessed and exported www.

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