07 Mar 2020
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Firms sign MoU for special oil, tomato fertilizer

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OCP Africa fertilizer Nigeria Limited and three Nigerian agricultural research institutes have signed a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for the development of special fertilizers for oil palm and tomato production. The Managing Director of the OCP Africa Fertilizer Nigeria Ltd, Mohamed Hettiti signed the pact with the chief executive officers of the three research institutes yesterday in Abuja.

The chief executives were Dr Abayomi Olaniyan of the National Horticultural Research ...

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05 Mar 2020

Chad: fall in fertilizer prices for cotton growing

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Cotton production in Chad fell to 15,000 tonnes two years ago. A decline linked to the bankruptcy of CotonTchad which could no longer pay the producers. But since the Singaporean group Olam entered the capital of the company, the debts have been reimbursed and payments are now regular. In one year, production jumped over 170,000 tonnes of seed cotton.

By deciding to reduce by 6,000 francs the ...

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04 Mar 2020
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Five years imprisonment awaits offenders, saboteurs in Fertilizer Act

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The newly signed National Fertilizer Quality Control Act 2019 has awarded a stiffer penalty of at least five years imprisonment for offenders. The Act, assented into law by President Muhammadu Buhari in October 2019, prohibits unauthorised activities of manufacturers, blenders or importers and distributors of fertilizer.

The Act also stipulates the procedure for obtaining permits or certificate of registration; provide timeframe for issuance of authorisation by the prescribed authority; as ...

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03 Mar 2020

FG unveils National Fertilizer Quality Control Act to boost farmers’ productivity

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The Federal Government, Tuesday, unveiled the National Fertiliser Quality Control Act to boost farmers’ productivity and to curb the production of adulterated fertilisers.

Presentation of the Act was made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammad Nanono, in Abuja. Nanono also appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari, for his quick ascent to the fertilizer Act to actualize the dream of farmers over the years to have quality fertilizer. He also ...

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26 Feb 2020

Dangote Commences Pre-testing of $2bn Fertilizer Plant ahead of Inauguration

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Dangote Fertilizer Limited has begun countdown to the inauguration of its $2 billion Granulated Urea Fertilizer complex, with several critical sections of the plant going through various stages of pre-commissioning and test-run.

With a capacity of three million tonnes per annum, the plant complex located in the Dangote Free Zone, has been classified as the biggest project in the entire fertilizer industry history in the world.

Saipem of Italy is ...

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