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Morocco supports India with  supply of fertilisers


Morocco has come to India’s help after China suspended the export of an important component. It is used for the manufacture of fertilizers integral for Indian farmers.

India has taken help from Morocco to receive fertilizers after China suspended the export of an important reagent used to manufacture fertilizers named ammonium phosphate.

On the visit of the Fertiliser Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Morocco, Morocco’s biggest phosphate manufacturing company, announced that it has signed an agreement with India to distribute 1.7 million tonnes of phosphate-based fertilizer during the last months in New Delhi.

Based on the agreement, the OCP group will supply 700,000 tonnes of fertilizers to India and the fertilizers would be manufactured in the same way. It will help to meet the requirements of the plants and crops that they are prescribed for. The fertilizer-producing company will directly provide the farmers with another million tonnes of fertilizers. The statement was stated by OCP.

With the help of the agreement with Morocco, India will help to secure a long-term supply of phosphate compounds, The phosphate salts can be used for the manufacture of diammonium phosphate (DAP) and are rich in nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.

The shipments of fertilizers will increase the yields. It will help to increase the incomes of Indian farmers, according to the statement by OCP.

The agreement has resulted in a partnership to improve food security, underlining the common plan to result in innovative and sustainable agriculture.

The agreement between Morocco and India has covered many joint initiatives in the fields of Research and Development. The collaboration will help to create innovative solutions that would increase the efficiency of fertilizers.

OCP has adopted a unique perspective that increases innovation to decrease the cost of production while using sustainable raw materials.

The companies in Africa employ the state of the art mobile factories to test the soil sample and increase fertilizer production.