01 Dec 2020

Dangote Fertiliser Empowers Host Communities Impacted By Pipeline Construction

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As a means of providing means of livelihood to host communities impacted by the construction of the 54 kilometres of gas pipeline to the Fertiliser plant, Dangote Fertiliser limited (DFL) has embarked on a programme to empower 150 Project Affected Persons(PAPs) through a cassava enterprises programme.

The programme was geared towards mitigating the negative impact of the land acquired for the pipeline construction, while also supporting impacted farmers to ...

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29 Nov 2020

Omnifert Ceo Adjudged 2020 Entrepreneur Of The Year

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Mr. Michael Zormelo, the CEO of Omnifert, a wholly Ghanaian-owned indigenous leading agrochemical industry player, has been adjudged the Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2020 edition of the Ghana Cocoa Awards.

The event also honored Dominic Donkoh, a Business Development Manager at Omnifert as the Marketing Personality of the Year.

Mr. Zormelo has led the company to become the leading brand in the fertilizer industry just less than a ...

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25 Nov 2020
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Nigeria to benefit as AfDB invests $25bn in 5 African countries

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The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the investment of $25 billion to develop agriculture in five African countries.

Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB’s president, disclosed this at the virtual conference to mark the 10th anniversary of Sahel Group, a private equity firm focused on agribusiness.

He said the fund would be shared among Senegal, Gabon, Mali, Sudan and Nigeria.

Adesina said the fund provided to Nigeria will help the ...

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23 Nov 2020

Notore Records N9.3bn Operating Profit

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Notore Chemical Industries Plc has recorded N9.3 billion operating profit for the fourth quarter of the twelve-month period ended 30th September 2020, which was a 172 percent increase from the previous year.

In a statement signed by the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr. Onajite Okoloko, the company said the increase was mainly attributable to surpluses from the professional revaluation of its assets. It recorded revenues of ...

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21 Nov 2020
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The AFFM and OCP Africa team up to increase access to fertilizers in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

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The African Development Bank has approved the participation of the Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) in a US$4 million partial trade credit guarantee with OCP Africa, a subsidiary of the OCP Group.

The project will reduce potential risks along the agricultural value chain, and improve access to quality inputs, including fertilizers, in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana.

The three-year project, running from 2020 to 2023, will support 430 000 ...

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