Dangote seeks investment opportunities in Zambian rice production


Dangote Industries is considering investing in a rice plantation in Zambia.

Chief Corporate Communications Officer Anthony Chiejina says Dangote Industries Limited is currently studying the market for rice in Zambia.

Mr Chiejina says Dangote Industries is in Zambia to stay and will explore other areas of investment other than cement.

Addressing Zambian Journalists at Dangote Head office in Lagos, Mr Chiejina said the investment climate in Zambia is good and offers more opportunities to the company.

Meanwhile, Mr Chiejina says the company plans to expand its cement production in Zambia if the market continues to be favorable.

He said Dangote cement Zambia will also start implementing it’s Corporate Social Responsibility programmes so that the people of Zambia can start benefiting from its investment.

He said the company is currently under taking a need assessment to see what programmes to invest in its area of operation.

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