Salalah: A fertilizer plant in Salalah aims to produce 100,000 tonnes of organic fertilizer in a year's time. Since its commencement of operation in the first quarter of the current year, the factory has produced 25, 000 tonnes of organic fertilizers.
The Organic Fertilizer Production Plant in Salalah, Dhofar Governorate is one of the vital environment projects under the supervision of Nakheel Oman Development Company in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources.
Sarah bint Zaher Al Afan, Director of farms planning at Nakheel Oman Development Company said that the production capacity of the factory in the first stage amounted to 25,000 tonnes of organic fertilizers from the commencement of operations during the first quarter of the current year.
She said that the factory uses green wastes in production of organic fertilizers in cooperation with Oman Environmental Services Holding Company (be’ah ) as well as the use of animal waste purchased from local cattle breeders.
She also said that the factory employs the state-of-the-art technology in the region in production of organic fertilizers.
An agreement was signed with Oman Environmental Services Holding Company
(be’ah ) for obtaining agricultural waste (green waste) from the dumping area in Raysut industrial estate in the Wilayat of Salalah for the use in production of organic fertilizers, she said.