Dangote’s oil palm and pineapple plantations in Cross River National Park. Source: The politics of the forest frontier: Negotiating between conservation, development, and indigenous rights in Cross River State, Nigeria, George Christoffel Schoneveld, Land Use Policy, Volume 38

Huge ag investments by Africa’s richest man threaten expansion of illegal deforestation in Nigeria

Monday, July 17th, 2017

A corporation led by Africa’s richest man, which is already involved in the alleged illegal conversion of some of Nigeria’s few remaining areas of dense natural forest, has announced plans for a huge expansion of agricultural plantations in the country.

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