OCP, a mineral
fertiliser manufacturing company in Morocco is collaborating with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to formulate customised fertiliser for Ghanaian soils in order to increase yields .
The Managing Director of OCP,
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He said Africa was lagging behind in the use of
The MD said the company, which was almost a century old, had invested $8billion dollars in increasing its capacity since 2014 by investing in slurry pipelines and a more environmentally friendly and sustainable way of production including the recycling of water.
The journalists visited the company’s biggest mining site in Khourigba to see at first hand how mining operations were carried out.
The company reclaims areas where it has mined phosphate, planting trees and still stores soil and rocks from which phosphate has been mined, for the use of the future generations.
The journalists visited the company’s oldest mining site which is now a media library constructed by the company for the community and the general public. It has kept some aspects of the mine to serve as a museum
On Wednesday, the journalists toured the companies
Morocco has the largest deposit of phosphorus in the world with a phosphate rock deposit of more than 70per cent of the World’s deposits.
Phosphorus represents 25