Why Triton agric investments’ll create jobs, reduce poverty

Nigeria Today | 19 December 2016

The Chairman of the Triton Group, Ashvin Samtani (left), with former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina
As Nigeria cashes in on the investment opportunities of import substitution, critical investments have been made by the Organised Private Sector (OPS), one of such being Triton farm projects on fish, poultry and crop production.
Undoubtedly, the scale of the company’s investment will create jobs, reduce poverty as well as aid the quest to meet the protein requirement of the Nigerian market. The company has already created about 400 jobs for Nigerians within one and half years of its investments in aquaculture, poultry and crop production.
Triton’s aquaculture investment, which covers a total of 5,000 acres at Gambari, in Oyo State, is set to provide all round benefits to the Nigerian economy through value-focused productivity…http://www.farmlandgrab.org/post/view/26797-why-triton-agric-investmentsll-create-jobs-reduce-poverty

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