Yara Africa

Yara can look back on 30 years of history in Africa.

30 Years in Africa

Yara has been present and operational in Africa for more than 30 years. With a clear focus on agricultural development, Yara supports customers ranging from small holders to full scale commercial enterprises. 

By increasing profitability of the farmer, through knowledge and high quality products our local teams work with distributors and other stakeholders to develop sustainable business models. 

Our offices and operations are in Abidjan - Cote d’Ivoire, Accra - Ghana, Douala – Cameroon, Nairobi - Kenya, Dar Es Saleem – Tanzania, Paarl – South Africa and our Business Unit HQ is situated in Johannesburg. 

Coming soon……. The History of Yara in Africa

Where our products come from

Yara Africa offers a wide range of products that come from a variety of manufacturing facilities. Take a look at some of Yara's global production sites.

Porsgrunn, Norway

Porsgrunn is the largest industrial site in Norway. The wholly owned facilities are fully integrated for nitrogen-based products, and have Yara's and Europe's largest installed production capacity for NPK complex fertilizers based on the nitrophosphate route.

Uusikaupunki, Finland

The Uusikaupunki site consists of three nitric acid plants as well as two fertilizer plants producing nitric acid and fertilizers for the Finnish market and for export. The plant has its own deep-water harbor.

Glomfjord, Norway

Glomfjord has four production units: Two nitric acid plants, one NPK complex fertilizer plant and one calcium nitrate plant.

Rostock, Germany

Rostock has two nitric acid plants, two nitrate fertilizer plants, one UAN plant and two plants making several qualities of technical ammonium nitrate.

Sluiskil, Netherlands

The site has been located since 1929 on the Ghent-Terneuzen canal, a major waterway opening through the Western Scheldt into the North Sea and connecting to European waterways. As with many European fertilizer complexes, development of the site was linked to the availability of coke oven gas from a neighboring coke factory.

Brunsbuttel, Germany

Brunsbüttel is located in Germany, on the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein at the point where the Kiel Canal and the River Elbe meet the North Sea. This offers direct access to both the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The site has two production units, an ammonia plant and a urea plant.

Tertre, Belgium

The Tertre production site consist of several plants that produce nitrogen fertilizers and industrial chemicals.