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Indian company reveals plans to invest $15mn in Gambia’s agric sector

A Senegal-based Indian agricultural company, Omega Agric and Infrastructure, plans to invest US$15 million in The Gambia’s agricultural sector, APA learns here on Wednesday.



The Director of Omega Agric and Infrastructure, Sheckan Rabade, said “we are giving a practical module to the government of The Gambia for consideration and we want this plan to be in the country’s national forum for agriculture development. We have a provision of ten million dollars for technical development and five million dollars for rural development, which includes rural electrification and sanitation”.


Rabade added that his company plans to dig boreholes in the rural areas and give the best variety of seeds to the local farmers. He also said that his company plans to train the local farmers and encourage the youths to take part in the development of the rural economy.


He remarked, “We are pleased with all the assistance we received from officials of the government. They have given a keen hearing to the subject and we got the necessary cooperation from them”.

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