22 Nov 2019
IFA Awards

International Fertilizer Association awards Morocco’s OCP its 2019 Gold Medal

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Morocco’s phosphates and fertilizers company OCP was awarded for the second year in a row the International Fertilizer Association’s 2019 Industry Stewardship Gold Medal in recognition for the Group’s commitment to safety and sustainable development.

“The OCP Group has implemented substantial efforts and resources to respect the best safety standards, based on anticipation, risk prevention and the ongoing involvement of all its employees,” the Group said in ...

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18 Nov 2019
Morocco Nigeria

Nigeria, Morocco cooperation conducive to region’s integration

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Since King Mohammed VI’s visit to Abuja in 2016, Morocco and Nigeria opened a new chapter under the motto of stronger bilateral relations in favor of regional integration and African south-south cooperation.

A forum was hosted in Rabat on November 14 bringing together investors in the agricultural and energy sectors, two cooperation areas that are key to Nigeria’s and the region’s food and energy security.

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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
Nigeria Morocco forum le360afrique

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
Phosphate mine in Togo courtesy Jeune Afrique

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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