Africa’s first biofertilizer factory coming to Abuja

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biofertilizer factory abuja

biofertilizer factory abuja
Federal Government Tuesday approved the establishment of state of the arts bio-fertilizer and research centre at Sheda Science and Technology (SHETSCO), in Abuja.

The approval followed the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Mrs. Winfred Oyo Ita on behalf of Federal Government and managing Director of Indian firm, Contec Global Agro limited, Mr. Thomas Chackunkal in Abuja, yesterday.

In his address, the Managing Director of Contec Global Agro limited, Mr. Chackunkal said the company embarked on the initiative as part of its support to Nigeria and African farming community in their effort to compact the modern day farming challenges through research and development, consulting and offering appropriate solutions which can be adopted under any farming condition all over the world.

He said the state of the art research and microbiological laboratory to be sited in the FCT, will cater for the research of localized microbes best suited for Nigeria, soil testing and other microbial and organic findings for different crops and plantations in Nigeria.

The modern facility is expected be fully integrated production facility for a bio fertilizer and organic complex in SHETSCO Science and Technology Park.

Vanguard

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