Olam and AFC call on lobbyists to help develop their industrial parks
The Arise IIP fund, which combines Nigeria's Africa Finance Corp and Indo-Singaporean agribusiness giant Olam, has appointed a team of advisors to lobby the governments of the countries where the fund invests and the international bodies that regulate industrial parks. [...]
Who has been guiding Olam's cotton spending spree?
After shelving its infrastructure projects in the three Arise funds, the Indian-Singaporean giant Olam has been concentrating on its agro-food business and buying up African cotton companies with the help of a low-profile French advisor who knows the sector like the back of his hand. [...]