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    Olam’s investment boosting fish business in Nigeria – farmers

    Fish farmers in Nigeria have said that Olam Agri’s investment is improving productivity levels in the aquaculture segment of the country.

    A statement said while speaking during a value chain review exercise, some farmers attested to the business’ efforts at raising operating capacity in the aquaculture sector.

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    Olam Agri in Nigeria, an agribusiness in food, feed and fibre started investing in the aquaculture value chain in 2017 through its feed milling unit, it stated.

    Attesting to the business value chain impact, the Vice President of Lagos State Catfish and Allied Farmers Association, Mr Olatoye Fajimi, said, “Olam Agri employs technical experts who go around to visit farms to work with the farmers to improve farm clusters’ productivity.”

    The owner of Odafi Fish Farm, Mr Lazarus Odafi, located within the Asejere fish farms cluster in Odogbolu, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State,  said, “Olam Agri came to our farm cluster and trained us on pond water management techniques, how to test PH level in the pond, and ways to curb feed waste.

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