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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12 Nov 2019
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Here are the challenges of the second Nigeria-Morocco forum

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Organized by the Nigerian Embassy in Morocco, this second edition of the Nigeria Business Forum Morocco will be attended, in the capital of the Kingdom, by several ministers and heads of two countries. On the agenda is conferences and discussions aimed at deepening bilateral relations, both politically and economically.

Placed under the high patronage of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, this event's main objective is to publicize two key sectors ...

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08 Nov 2019
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Togo and Dangote join forces to produce phosphate fertilizers

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The Togolese government and Aliko Dangote Industries announced on 7 November the conclusion of a partnership to develop a phosphate fertilizer processing industry in Togo.

The project will need an estimated $2bn in investment, which will come from both partners. It should cover part of West Africa’s phosphate fertilizer needs and create several thousand direct jobs. Mining development work is expected to begin before the end of 2019.

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08 Nov 2019
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Akwa Ibom Fertilizer Firm Expresses Satisfaction over Patronage

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The Managing Director of GREENWELL Technologies, a fertilizer blending factory in Abak local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Johnny Udo has expressed satisfaction with high demand of the product by consumers across the country.

Udo, said this when members of the Correspondents’ chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State, visited the factory as part of activities to mark the chapel’s press week saying ...

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28 Oct 2019
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Fertilizer Canada and Tractors for Africa unite to promote fertilizer in Ghana

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Fertilizer Canada, representing fertilizer manufacturers and distributors in Canada, and Tractors for Africa, which provides mechanized solutions to co-ops, signed an MoU in mid-October to implement the 4R Solution for Fertilizer Supply project with the goal of increasing the productivity and incomes of smallholders in Ghana.

The project involves incorporating 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source, Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place) into fertilizer management practices. It is supported by Global ...

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