About Burkina Faso
The OCP AFRICA office in Burkina Faso was created in February 2018. Our overall goal is to provide farmers with soil and crop friendly fertilizers, as well as agricultural services through training and awareness of good agricultural practices and fertilizer recommendation.
OCP Africa Location : Ouagadougou
Type of Presence: Representative office
Key Partners: Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Institutions, Producers Organization, IPNI.
Burkina Faso is an agricultural country with 86% of the active population and contributes about 34% of GDP. The arable land is estimated at 9 000 000 ha with an irrigable land potential of 233 500 ha. Cotton is the main commercial and export culture.
Maize, rice, sorghum, millet, cotton, peanut, sesame, cowpea, soybean, voandzou, tomato, cabbage, onion, potato, sweet potato, yam
Parcelle 24 & 25, Lot 05, Section PK, ZAD, 01 BP 6617, Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso
OCP AFRICA provides a range of services to support local farmers.
OCP School Lab
Through this innovative agricultural development tools, the mobile OCP school Lab reach farmers in the remote areas of the country to: i) raise awareness of the importance of the diagnosis of soil fertility management using software from IPNI and ii) offer training on good agricultural practices and fertilizer recommendations for small-holder farmers. To date, after two campaigns, more than 12.500 farmers were impacted.
OCP Africa is currently formalizing some Agribooster programs.
On-farm and on-station trials of OCP fertilizers on main crops in Burkina Faso
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d'hectares de terres arables estimées
Consommation d'engrais par hectare de terres arables