Published On: Sat, Sep 26th, 2020

Somaliland government suspends Chinese company for planting Castor tree

Araweelo News Network


Hargeisa (ANN) -The government of Somaliland has rescinded an agreement with a Chinese company to plant a dangerous castor tree in Wajale.


Ahmed Mumin Seed, Somaliland’s Minister of Agriculture, said in a statement that his ministry’s agreement with a Chinese company to plant Castor trees in Wajale had been terminated.

The Araweelo News Network, which has conducted research on the dangers of the tree, has published reports that have been widely shared by the community last week.

READ: Somaliland: Danger of Chinese Castor Plant in Wajale

According to Araweelo News Network report published, Castor trees pose a threat to the environment, livestock, and people.

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- #Arraale Mohamoud Jama is a freelance journalist and human rights activist with more than 20 years of experience as a professional journalist and human rights activist, as well as a writer and investigative journalist on a wide range of topics related to social issues, human rights, politics and security, economics, democracy, and good governance. He has written extensively on regional and international events, and has worked Somaliland newspapers, and Human rights organization. In 2008, he created the website #Araweelo #News #Network, and is based in Somaliland and is currently managing it; #Arraale is a specialist in investigating and reporting on human rights, democracy, security, and good governance issues. Contact: Send an SMS or MMS to + 252 63 442 5380 + 252 63 442 5380 /

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