13 Mar 2020

Agriculture: Cameroon has its soil and fertilizer laboratory

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The donation from the Office Chérifien des phosphates (OCP) was returned to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on February 13 in the presence of many members of the government and the ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco in Cameroon.

The main laboratory is a two-level building equipped with state-of-the-art technology in soil and input analysis, in which large producers will make preliminary soil analyzes before any agricultural project. …

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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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21 Feb 2020
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African Development Bank issues call to strengthen fertilizer value chains at Argus Africa Fertilizer Conference

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The African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org) urged development finance institutions, NGOs, farmer cooperatives, and the private sector to develop more effective financing solutions for Africa’s fertilizer value chains. The Bank’s call to action came during the Argus Africa Fertilizer Conference held on 19 February. The conference’s theme was Supporting the fertilizer value chain to improve agricultural productivity and economic growth in the region.

“Appropriate investment and financing of the entire fertilizer …

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15 Feb 2020

The couscous and agricultural fertilizer giant of Morocco merges its subsidiaries

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The Dalia group, recognized in the storage and processing of cereals, has just ratified the merger-absorption operation between Dalia Grains and Dalia Comodex.

In addition, this decision resulted in the liquidation of Dalia Grains. The latter ensures the storage and transport of cereals and animal feed, as well as fertilizers. Its capacities amount to 48,000 tonnes in silos and 40,000 tonnes in storage. The processed and stored products mainly consist …

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12 Feb 2020

Cameroon: Over 300 farmers drilled on fertilizer production in SW region

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Some 300 farmers in some communities in Fako Division, have been drilled on the production of organic liquid fertilizers in a bit to promote sustainable agriculture.

The farmers were drilled last week by a group of experts from Caritas of the Diocese of Buea during practical exercises held in the localities of Batoke, Bakingili,Wonya-Mokumba and Mutengene.

According to experts of the Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development Program, the introduction of …

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