Check out a unique video of the Moroccan state company OCP carrying out phosphate mining in Western Sahara.
Check out 2 videos of the phosphate mine in Western Sahara.
The first video shows all steps of the open pit mining in occupied Western Sahara. Download the first video in high resolution here. The second video shows the factory at distance. Download the second video in high resolution here [89mb].
For over 40 years, a Moroccan state-owned company has exported phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara.
Our latest annual report on the phosphate trade from occupied Western Sahara shows that Mexico will soon take over India's role as the most important client of the territory's conflict mineral.
Germany's state-owned development bank will not finance projects in Western Sahara.
As Continental renegotiates its contract with Morocco's national phosphate company, it is still not clear whether the German group intends to limit its operations to Morocco proper or extend them into occupied Western Sahara.