battle for supply

Dangote, the disruptor in the fertiliser industry

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This article is part of the dossier:

The Barons of the West African fertiliser trade

By Estelle Maussion

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Posted on June 9, 2023 08:00

After his successful entry into the inputs market, the Nigerian tycoon Aliko Dangote is yet to make his $2.5bn investment profitable and establish a lasting presence in West Africa, where he remains a modest player.

This is part 5 of a 5-part series

This new entrant is not just any new entrant. Dangote, who built his success in cement and sugar in Nigeria, has been establishing himself on the fertiliser market since 2021.

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