OCP Group

OCP plays an important role in feeding a growing global population, by providing essential elements for soil fertility and plants growth. With almost a century of experience and revenues reaching US$ 5.0 billion in 2017, OCP Group is a leader in the phosphate rock and the world’s first producer of phosphate based fertilizers.

OCP provides a wide range of well adapted fertilizer products to enhance soil, increase agricultural yields, and help feeding the planet in a sustainable and affordable way. thanks to its largescale integrated industrial development strategy, OCP is present on the entire phosphate value chain and operates on all of its business lines, offering to its 23,000 employees a development path focused on excellence.

Headquartered in Morocco, OCP works in a close partnership with more than 160 customers over 5 continents. committed to best serve the development of africa, OCP places innovation at the heart of its strategy, in particular to implement sustainable and prosperous agriculture on the continent.

As a responsible industrial player, OCP is strongly committed to africa’s environmental, social and human development. The group is firmly convinced that leadership and profitability are necessarily synonymous to social responsibility and sustainable development. Its strategic vision resides where these two dimensions meet.

OCP Africa

OCP Africa is a subsidiary of OCP Group that was created in 2016 to contribute to the sustainable development of african agriculture. The company produces fertilizer solutions customized to local conditions and crop needs, and it also work with partners in many different African governments, non-profits and private enterprises to connect farmers to the agricultural services, knowledge and resources they need in order to prosper. OCP Africa understands the diversity and complex needs of africa’s soils, and is committed to offering the right fertilizer products at the right time, in the right place, at the right price.

Based in Morocco, with a footprint in 16 countries, as well as 12 subsidiaries and employees representing 17 nationalities, OCP Africa is proud to be a multicultural african company working hand-in-hand with farmers, governments and partners across the continent.

OCP Africa was designed to be nimble and flexible, to experiment with new approaches, to consider both business results and societal impact, and, most importantly, to focus relentlessly on one stakeholder: the smallholder african farmer.

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University – UM6P

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aims to tackle challenges in research, innovation and education in Africa, focusing on industrialization, food security and sustainable development.

The University embodies two key values of social responsibility and sustainable development. It aims to bring forth a new generation of environmentally conscious competent leaders, equipped with the right tools to address the continent’s current and future challenges.

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is an institution dedicated to research and innovation in Africa, for Africa. UM6P has a pertinent ambition to rank among world-renowned universities in research and innovation. The University is engaged in economic and human development, and puts research and innovation at the forefront of African development. A mechanism that enables it to consolidate Morocco’s frontline position in these fields, in a unique partnership-based approach and boosting skills training relevant for the future of Africa. Located in the city of Benguerir, close to Marrakech, and housed at the heart of Mohammed VI Green City, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University aspires to leave its mark nationally, continentally, and globally.