Earlier this year, a century-old wasteland of limestone and red dirt in south-west Nigeria was transformed into the biggest cement plant in Africa. The $1bn (£626m) Ibese plant will produce 6m tonnes of cement a year – expanding to 12m – cement that will quickly be swallowed up by the huge demands of Nigeria's construction boom.
The Development Nexus
Around the globe we see how development and security collide to become a vector of crucial stability factors. 361Security provides the perspective on this vector point from experienced development subject matter experts from conflict and post-conflict regions around the world to include a feed of timely Development sources.