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Cameroon: Indian Shapoorji Pallonji plans a 10,000-ha hydro agricultural scheme in the Far North

Cameroon: Indian Shapoorji Pallonji plans a 10,000-ha hydro agricultural scheme in the Far North
  • Comments   -   Thursday, 13 December 2018 12:49

(Business in Cameroon) - As part of a MoU signed Dec 12 in Yaoundé with the Cameroonian government, India’s Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Private Limited will set up a hydro-agricultural development over 10,000 ha in Logone Birni district, Far North region.

The project plans the development of areas dedicated to rice cultivation and the construction of a paddy rice husking unit as well as capacity building for rice growers.

It is included in a component of the government’s 3-year Emergency Plan to Accelerate Growth (Planut) which aims at developing 120,000 ha of hydro-agricultural schemes, we learnt.

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