Sunday, 20 Oct 2019 | 21 Safar 1441
GCC producers looking to specialise in agri-nutrients

GCC producers looking to specialise in agri-nutrients

Eng Isam bin Saud al Zadjali, CEO, Oman Oil Company, and Chairman of Oman India Fertiliser Company (Omifco), revealed this although speaking at the 10th Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) convention.

Held below the theme, ‘Transformation: A New Era for the Agri-nutrients Industry’, the 3-day convention which started on September 24, at Kempinski Hotel Muscat below the patronage of H E Dr Hamed Said al Oufi, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Eng Zadjali mentioned, “The aim of the convention is to talk about the concerns connected to transformation of the fertiliser market. This is in light of the international climate alter, the prospective influence of fertiliser trade and the crucial drivers behind the future development. It is also discussing subjects connected to producing a steady atmosphere, reinventing international distribution channels and reviewing the newest technological improvement in the planet.

“The 10th GPCA fertiliser convention platform has turned out to be an important platform to exchange knowledge and enhancing communication between regional and global strategic leaders, partners and stakeholders.”

Dr Abdulrahman Jawahery, chairman, GPIC and vice chairman GPCA, mentioned, “Over 300 top chief executives of agri-nutrient market are right here with us right now. International organizations are interested in sharing their information and technologies with us.

“Our industry is the pillar of supporting UN initiative in securing food for 7.5bn people living on earth.”

He added, “GCC plays a considerable function in attaining this initiative of the international international neighborhood. We generate more than 38mn tonnes of nutrients in this component of the planet largely ammonia, urea and Diammonium phosphate.

“And we hope that in the next ten years we can add another 4.7mn tonnes of production not just the phosphate fertilisers but also ammonia and urea.”

The GPCA convention is discussing the function of disruptive technologies, digitalisation and integration in the fertiliser market, and future possibilities in agri-nutrients.

Technical sessions devoted to environmental stewardship along with a workshop on human capital will supply additional possibilities to share information and very best practices.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

Check Also

Over 100 businesses to feature at Thai Trade Exhibition

Over 100 businesses to feature at Thai Trade Exhibition

Over 100 businesses - food and beverages, beauty products, fashion and accessories, perfume and oud oil, diamond, jewellery, hair care, health and wellness amongst others - will be the highlight of the Thai Trade Exhibition that will start on Tuesday.