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Demand for fertilisers from the poorly-fed African continent is on the rise but still has some way to go before crop yields rise to levels that can significantly cut reliance on food imports, delegates to a fertilisers conference said on Thursday...
  Despite receiving less press than the oil and gas industry, the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region is a major player in the phosphate market, with more than 80 percent of the world’s phosphate reserves. Controlled...
  "World-class" phosphate deposits, larger than those of any country other than Morocco, have been found in Iraq, the US Geological Surveyhas revealed.The four biggest deposits make up 9 per cent of global reserves, at 5.75 billion...
Phosphate has been essential to feeding the world since the Green Revolution, but its excessive use as a fertilizer has led to widespread pollution and eutrophication. Now, many of the world’s remaining reserves are starting to be depleted....
Accra — A female Ghanaian scientist is one of four researchers from developing countries who received US$100,000 each to pursue their dream ideas for solving global health problems. Olufunke Cofie, a soil scientist at the Consultative Group...