Somaliland: Danger of Chinese Castor Plant in Wajale

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Hargeysa(AN)-The Somaliland Ministry of Agriculture recently announced that the Wajale project has been handed over to a Chinese company.

Officials from the Chinese company and Somaliland’s Minister of Agriculture Ahmed Mumin Seed said the castor tree would be planted there.

However, local farmers opposed the move, saying the project by a Chinese company was endangering people, livestock and the environment.

Also, young scholars and other sections of the Gebiley community, have warned of the company’s plan to plant a castor tree in Wajale.