A fertilizer plant located in Salalah is striving to achieve an annual production target of 100,000 tonnes of organic fertilizer within one year. Since its operational launch in the first quarter of the current year, the facility has successfully generated 25,000 tonnes of organic fertilizers.
Situated in the Dhofar Governorate, the Organic Fertilizer Production Plant in Salalah is a crucial environmental initiative overseen by Nakheel Oman Development Company in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources.
Sarah bint Zaher Al Afan, Director of Farm Planning at Nakheel Oman Development Company, explained that during the initial phase of operations in the first quarter of this year, the factory achieved a production capacity of 25,000 tonnes of organic fertilizers. She emphasized that the factory utilizes green waste materials in cooperation with Oman Environmental Services Holding Company (be’ah) and sources animal waste from local cattle breeders to create organic fertilizers. Furthermore, she highlighted the factory's utilization of state-of-the-art technology for organic fertilizer production in the region.
An agreement has been inked with Oman Environmental Services Holding Company (be’ah) to procure agricultural waste (green waste) from the dumping area in Raysut industrial estate, located in the Wilayat of Salalah, for use in organic fertilizer production.