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Can H2 fix Africa’s fertilizer problem?

Can H2 fix Africa’s fertilizer problem?

Argus spoke with AHP chairman Innocent Uwuijaren about the AHP's view on the nascent African hydrogen economy.

"Africa is the most under-fertilised continent in the world. In comparison with China and India, let alone developed countries, it is shocking. Green fertiliser plants in the right locations are viable today and can produce at costs that are lower than for fertiliser made from natural gas which is delivered to the same place. At the same time, it enables substantial savings of CO2 emissions and potentially makes a huge difference to Africa's agricultural communities. Domestically produced low-cost hydrogen and green ammonia can reduce or even eliminate the need for countries to import expensive fossil fuels and having to pay for them in hard currency."

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