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Nigerian Entrepreneur defies experience to succeed with rice in Ghana

Posted by Business in Ghana on December 14, 2011

By William Wallis

Borrowed from the Financial Times for Discerning Ghanaians


Nigerian-born Toks Abimbola landed in Ghana as he might have done in his previous incarnation as an investment banker: with hand luggage and a room at the Holiday Inn in Accra.
Less than two years later he, his business partner, and the investors backing their start-up, have become the largest commercial rice farmers in the country, with 500 hectares of land under cultivation and another 4,500 hectares still to plant. Read the rest of this entry »

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