Dangote pledges to invest on agriculture

Dangote pledges to invest on agriculture

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DANGOTE Group president Aliko Dangote has pledged to invest US$500,000 in an agriculture project aimed at supporting growth of small-scale farmers in the country. The company would launch 400 trucks, which is expected to create over 1,000 jobs.The firm has also pledged to construct a concrete road leading to the plant and assist surrounding communities in education and health sectors as part of corporate social responsibility (CSR).

He thanked Government for creating an enabling environment for the company to invest in Zambia and said that in due course, they would consider investing in other sectors of the economy as they believed that this was the only way Africa can achieve the much-desired double digit growth rates.

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