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A legacy of commitment

Early projects in Pakistan and Bangladesh show vision and commitment to fertilizer

Topsoe has a long history of deep engagement and ownership in projects that open new doors for fertilizer production and the millions of consumers around the world who benefit from more efficient agriculture.

One example of our commitment is Pakistan’s Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC). We got involved in this project back in 1978, joining hands with the Fauji Foundation to build a grassroots fertilizer plant that could make a real difference to people’s lives. The plant started commercial production in 1982 and quickly became one of Pakistan’s leading urea producers. Today, FFC is great success story – and a company that is now five times bigger than it was just 25 years ago. Topsoe still holds a seat at the board.

Another successful plant that started as a visionary venture is Bangladesh’s Karnaphuli Fertilizer (Kafco). Our involvement stretches back to 1980, when we took ownership and led the consortium that proposed building the plant. Despite daunting challenges, we kept the course – until the agreement to build the plant was finally signed in 1990. A key member of the consortium behind Kafco is the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), with whom we have partnered on many development projects since. We continue to have ownership and a seat at the board of Kafco.