June 18, 2018

Olam’s ambitious integrated poultry farm (ThisDay)

Olam’s ambitious integrated poultry farm (ThisDay)

Olam has launched a gigantic poultry facility in Kaduna State with great potential for agricultural revolution, writes John Shiklam

“Fror the benefit of residents of Kaduna State and Nigerians at large, I hereby commission this project to the glory of God,” President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday as he cut the tape to mark the formal commencement of business at Olam’s Integrated Feed Mill, Hatchery and Breeder Farm in Kaduna. Thousands of people from different parts of Kaduna and neighbouring states came to witness the launch of the historic project, which has been described as the biggest integrated poultry farm in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Hundreds of people, mostly youths and women from Chikpiri Gabas village, the company’s host community, along the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway, 25 kilometres away from Kaduna city. They are apparently the greatest beneficiaries of the project, being members of the host community. Read more

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