OCP Africa and IITA Sign an Agreement at the Official Opening of the Regional Hub for Fertilizer and Soil Health in West Africa and the Sahel

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The landmark agreement will support the implementation of the Regional Hub for Fertilizer and Soil Health in West Africa and the Sahel.

Ibadan, Nigeria – July 3, 2024 – Today, OCP Africa and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) signed a pivotal Agreement at the launch of the Regional Hub for Fertilizer and Soil Health in West Africa and the Sahel. The ceremony at IITA’s headquarters marks the beginning of a collaboration to enhance soil health and agricultural productivity across the region. This partnership embodies a shared commitment to sustainable agricultural practices, aiming to foster resilient agricultural systems that benefit farmers and the broader community.

Dr Mohamed Anouar Jamali, CEO of OCP Africa, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “In line with ECOWAS’ roadmap and the Nairobi Declaration from the Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit 2024, this initiative underscores our commitment to improving soil health and agricultural productivity, with a main focus in West Africa and the Sahel countries. By leveraging our expertise and resources, we aim to facilitate a just and sustainable agricultural transition in the region.”

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