26 Oct 2020

Togo: a production unit of phosphate fertilizers in the works

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The creation of a phosphate fertilizer production unit is one of the priorities of Togo's new five-year roadmap, said Mila Mawunyo Aziable, Minister Delegate to the President of the Republic, in charge of the 'Energy and Mines.

If this production has remained at the project stage since 2015 when the Israeli group Elenilto had received the permit to carry out this activity and exploit carbonate phosphates, there are reports ...

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24 Sep 2020

FeSerWAM, a new digital fertilizer and seed management tool in West Africa

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Better management and optimal use of agricultural inputs, in particular fertilizers and seeds, such is the ambition of the new Web platform of geographic information system, FeSeRWAM (Online Map of Fertilizer and Seed Recommendations West Africa). The platform captures, stores and visualizes recommendation data on seeds and fertilizers, said a statement from Coraf.

Carried out following two years of consultation with more than 350 input stakeholders across West Africa and ...

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31 Jul 2020

Notore grows earnings by 6% to N17.4bn in 9 months

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Notore Chemical Industries Plc, has recorded a six percent growth in revenue to   ¦ 17.4 billion, as well as operating income of ¦ 3.8 billion for the nine months ended June 30, 2020. The company disclosed this in its unaudited Q3 2020 financial results.

In a statement, it said, “There has been good progress with the on-going Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) program on the existing plant. Significant increases in production ...

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29 Jul 2020

Yobe to begin fertilizer distribution to 33,000 farmers

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Yobe State government is set to distribute fertilizer inputs to over 33,000 small scale farmers in the state.

Commissioner for Agriculture in the State, Dr. Hajiya Mairo Amshi disclosed this at the distribution of farm inputs to 100 farmers who are part of 450 targeted farmers in the state by UNHCR in partnership with American University of Nigeria(AUN).

Dr. Amshi added that the delay in the commencement of ...

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23 Jul 2020

COVID-19: FG launches agriculture for food, job plan

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The Federal Government has launched the Agriculture for food and job plan (AFJP), a major take-off for the agriculture component of the Nigeria Economic and Sustainability Plan (NESP) targeting smallholder farmers.

The project, it was learnt, would mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on the economy and  livelihoods of farmers by creating more access to food for and the rapid emergence of a competitive food production, processing and distribution in ...

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