Posts for tag "ghana"

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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26 Jun 2020

World’s largest fertilizer firm to commission multi-billion plant in Nigeria

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One of the world’s largest producers of phosphate based fertilizer, Morocco’s OCP Group, has announced that it expects the ammonia plant in Nigeria and the fertilizer plant in Ghana to be operational by 2024.

This forms part of the expansion strategy of the group into the Sub-Saharan Africa in recent years, thereby boosting its investments.

According to the company’s Chief Growth Officer, Soufiyane El Kassi, the two ...

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16 Jun 2020

Immigration Intercepts Smuggled Agric Items At Saboba

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The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) on June 16 intercepted a number of agricultural and musical items at Saboba in the Northern Region.

The items were being smuggled in a vehicle to the neighbouring country, Togo.

The officers of the Ghana Immigration Service, upon intelligence swiftly moved in to apprehend the suspects, when the items were being offloaded at the riverbank at Boagban, a suburb of Saboba and handed them over ...

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15 Jun 2020
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RMG Ghana bails farmers in Sissala out with subsidized fertilizer, hybrid seeds and weedicides

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All countries in the world depend on agriculture to feed its citizenry, however with the advent of Covid-19 which has led to economic down turns in most counties, feeding the people will be a huge challenge.

Farmers in the country have expressed worry that with the advent of Covid-19, there is likely going to be scarcity of food in the country.

However, a farmer based organization, RMG Ghana limited is ...

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11 Jun 2020

4R Solution Project Launches 4R Champion Program in Sub Saharan Africa

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Today, the 4R Solution project is taking another step in bringing a Canadian Innovation to Sub Saharan Africa through the 4R Champion program.

The 4R Champion program is a unique opportunity for agricultural advocates to demonstrate increased agricultural yields through the use of 4R Nutrient Stewardship Best Management Practices.

“4R Nutrient Stewardship, using the Right Source (of fertilizer) @ the Right Rate, Right Time, and in the Right Place, is a ...

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