Restoration of degraded african farmland: ISRA and LSF Capital pool their knowledge
For this purpose, they have signed a partnership agreement covering their common areas of activity, particularly in the fields of afforestation, industrial production of organic soil fertilizers and carbon capture.
The agreement signed on August 9, 2021 specifically covers:
- The mutual cooperation for the conduct of scientific tests allowing the registration in Senegal of the range of products from the brand Terra Fertilis, marketed by the company Sylva Fertilis Senegal in which LSF capital is a shareholder;
- The execution of research programs on biological soil fertilizer production activities with an emphasis on the use of local vegetable and household waste;
- The structuring and establishment of companies for the industrial production of organic soil fertilizers in Senegal;
- The identification, structuring and implementation of relevant and bankable projects in Senegal in the field of afforestation;
- The identification, structuring and implementation of projects in Senegal in the field of carbon capture and retention;
- The mutual collaboration to increase ISRA’s financial autonomy by identifying additional sources of revenue through proposals for innovative financial mechanisms.
The Senegalese Institute of Agricultural Research (ISRA) has as its main mission to conduct fundamental and applied research in four areas of production (plant, animal, forestry, and fisheries) and on socio-economics. This gives its agricultural vocation a broad sense. The institute operates in the six eco-geographic zones of Senegal thanks to a dense infrastructure made up of regional centers, national laboratories, research and production units, and support points for pre-extension and multi-focal experiments (PAPEM).
As for LSF Capital, it is a Senegalese company specialized in investment and asset management in the agro-ecology, sustainable real estate, carbon capture and renewable energy sectors.
Video – LSF Capital and the women’s E.I.G. visit the old rice fields of Djilor damaged by rising salt levels
LSF Capital and the women’s E.I.G. visited the old rice fields of Djilor destroyed by rising salt.
LSF Capital Newsletter – March 2023
We are pleased to provide you with the newsletter of March 2023.