02 Dec 2019
Nigeria Russia Uralchem

Potash for fertilizer, Nigeria, Russia, sign agreement

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The Federal Government and Russia on Monday signed an agreement for the supply of potash, a raw material for fertilizer production from a Russian company, URALCHEM.

Mr Uche Orji, the Managing Director, Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) signed on behalf of Nigeria while Mr Dmitry Konyaev, Deputy Chairman, URALCHEM, signed on behalf of the Russian government. The agreement is under the aegis of Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) chaired by Jigawa ...

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27 Nov 2019
Yara Ghana

Yara Ghana wins Fertiliser Agro Input of the Year at maiden Ghana Cocoa Awards

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Yara Ghana Limited, a leading name in fertilizer dealership in Ghana, has won the Agro Input of the Year (fertiliser) at the maiden Ghana Cocoa Awards held in Accra.

The company’s input package for cocoa which is the Asaase Wura and YaraLiva Nitrabor were shortlisted among other cocoa fertilizer inputs for the category and came out tops at the event.

The award was received by the Managing Director of ...

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22 Nov 2019
IFA Awards

International Fertilizer Association awards Morocco’s OCP its 2019 Gold Medal

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Morocco’s phosphates and fertilizers company OCP was awarded for the second year in a row the International Fertilizer Association’s 2019 Industry Stewardship Gold Medal in recognition for the Group’s commitment to safety and sustainable development.

“The OCP Group has implemented substantial efforts and resources to respect the best safety standards, based on anticipation, risk prevention and the ongoing involvement of all its employees,” the Group said in ...

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18 Nov 2019
Morocco Nigeria

Nigeria, Morocco cooperation conducive to region’s integration

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Since King Mohammed VI’s visit to Abuja in 2016, Morocco and Nigeria opened a new chapter under the motto of stronger bilateral relations in favor of regional integration and African south-south cooperation.

A forum was hosted in Rabat on November 14 bringing together investors in the agricultural and energy sectors, two cooperation areas that are key to Nigeria’s and the region’s food and energy security.

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14 Nov 2019

Morocco's OCP sees Nigeria ammonia plant starting up in 2023

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Moroccan phosphate producer OCP Group expects a planned $1.3 billion ammonia plant in Nigeria to start producing in late 2023, a senior company official said on Thursday.

The plant will be built in southeast Nigeria where gas suppliers have been identified, Mohammed Hettiti, head of OCP Nigeria, told Reuters on the sidelines of a conference in Rabat, without giving details.

The factory is part of OCP’s push to ...

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