Multinational conglomerate, Stallion Group has won the Corporate Achiever in Agriculture and Agro-Brand of the Year awards at the Nigeria Agriculture Awards held in Lagos.
The awards were in recognition of the company’s performance in the country’s fully integrated rice value chain, contributing to Nigeria’s aim of self-sufficiency in rice production and for maintaining an impressive rice brand.
Stallion plans to expand capacities in Nigeria to 1.5 million tonnes in collaboration with farmers, institutions and other stakeholders in the rice value chain.
The organizers were confident that such special recognition of individuals and corporate organizations that have distinguished themselves as critical actors in the agricultural sector would motivate other stakeholders.
The annual Nigeria Agriculture Awards (NAA) honours performing Nigerian farmers in the various agricultural sectors. The award is aimed at recognising and rewarding men, women, businesses and institutions that have contributed to Nigeria’s re-emergence as a veritable force in agriculture.
Source: The Nation Nigeria