Singapore’s private sector will play a critical role in improving the livelihoods of thousands of smallholder farmers and lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Nigeria, following the construction of a new warehouse and processing complex for agricultural commodities in the country.
IFC, the largest global development institution focusing private sector in emerging markets, has agreed to issue $18 million in debt financing to Robust International Pte. Limited, a Singapore-based agricultural company with operations across the Asia-Pacific region and sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 2006, Robust primarily trades in specialty crops such as cashews, sesame, ginger, and gum arabic, among others…
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