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Select news about the recent activities of Sahel Capital, and its partners, clients, investors, and portfolio companies are presented below:

Crest Agro Products Begins Construction of N20 Billion Ultra Modern Factory in Kogi

July 17, 2017.

The Crest Agro Products, an agro-based company has began construction of an ultra-modern factory as part […]

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Sahel Capital Closes FAFIN at $65.9 Milllion

June 21, 2017. Sahel Capital, fund manager for the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (“FAFIN”), is pleased to [...] Read more

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Commissions 4.3m-litre Capacity Plant in Oyo

June 19, 2017.

Nigeria’s dairy producer FrieslandCampina WAMCO has commissioned its milk collection plant in Saki, Saki West Local […]

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FrieslandCampina WAMCO signs MoU with Nigeria Dairy Development Project (NDDP)

March 27, 2017.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC and Sahel Capital Partners & Advisory Limited (SCPAL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the Nigeria Dairy Development Programme (NDDP).

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Sahel Announces Investment in Crest Agro Products

March 1, 2017.

Sahel Capital, fund managers for the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (“FAFIN”) and CardinalStone Capital Advisers (“CCA”), a Nigerian Private Equity Fund Manager, are pleased to announce that definitive agreements have been executed for an investment in Crest Agro Products Limited (“Crest Agro”), an integrated cassava processor based in Kogi State.

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support FG’s ‘LIFE’‎ programme for wealth creation

January 28, 2017.

Audu Ogbeh,the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said the Bill and Melinda gates foundation has pledged to support federal government’s Labour Intensive and Life Enterprise,’LIFE’‎ which is targeted to create wealth for the entrepreneurial rural women and youths.

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AfDB Partners Sokoto State to Establish Agro-Industrial Parks

January 11, 2017.

The African Development Bank, AfDB, will partner with the Sokoto State Government in its plans to establish an agro-industrial park for the North-West geo-political zone, its President, Dr. Akinwumi Adeshina, has said.

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World Food Situation

January 3, 2017.

FAO’s latest forecast for 2016 world cereal production stands at 2.571 billion tonnes, up marginally from October’s forecast and 1.5 percent (39 million tonnes) above the 2015 output.

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Kebbi surpasses one million tonnes of rice

January 3, 2017.

A year after the launch of the CBN Anchor Rice Borrowers Programme in Kebbi state to boost rice and wheat production, the state has surpassed the one million tonnes of rice targeted for harvest in the year with over eight hundred and fifty tonnes.

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BMGF, DFID fund projects to boost agriculture

December 4, 2016.

In the drive to boost agriculture through root and tuber crops production, Bill and Belinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), have effected another set of training programme for Farmers and Extension Officers at the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umuahia, Abia State.

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