Local phosphate resources for sustainable development in Central and South America. (CR/02/122N).

Abstract

This report presents the second of a series of three regional reviews (covering sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Central and South America) that seek to provide advisers with a concise summary of national and regional information on locally available phosphate resources. The report deals with Central and South America with special emphasis on Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela.

The first section of the report contains a review of the phosphate mineral resources of Central and South America including information on phosphate rock and phosphate fertilizer production, consumption, and export.

The second section of the report comprises sixteen country profiles.

A summary of the quantity, quality, production, agronomic testing, use and development potential of the phosphate resources of Central and South America, together with their geological type and age is provided in the final section of the report.

A full-colour version, or a black and white version of the report in PDF format can be downloaded (both 2307 kb).

Citation

Local phosphate resources for sustainable development in Central and South America. (CR/02/122N).

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