1.2 million hectares of land available for farming, production, storage and processing
Leading State for cash crops (cocoa, cashew and rubber), food crops (cassava, rice and maize; as well as the establishment of poultry and aquaculture farms.
Special Agriculture Processing Zone (SAPZ) to be funded by AfDB designed to boost productivity, integrate production, processing and marketing of selected commodities
Sub sectors of agriculture
Ogun State is home to the:
Ogun State has the highest commercial poultry rearing (c. 4.5million birds) in Nigeria.
Ogun State cocoa production accounts for 70% of Nigeria’s total production (approximately 400 tonnes) (Nigeria Cocoa industry activity).
Abundant water bodies suitable for marine, brackish, and freshwater aquaculture for primary production (of fingerlings and feed)
·Poultry consumption continues to outstrip production by an average of 47% annually, indicating a huge opportunity for local production.
·Access to huge national and international markets for cocoa cultivation and processing
Foremost industrial hub which houses virtually all manufacturing companies in Nigeria. Extensive logistics and distribution (road, rail and sea) routes for goods, equipment and services
CULTURE, CREATIVE ARTS & TOURISM
Rich culture and a huge textile and craft industry which has attracted international. Abundant natural sites including Olumo Rock, – a historical monument which sheltered Egba people during the intercity wars of the 1830s; and remains a major attraction in Western Nigeria. Other attractive sites are Omo Elephant Forest, Osuuru Spring Water, and Ekusu Island
Get in Touch
Block D, State Secretariat Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
+234(0)909 166 1337