New information on rock phosphate reserves from the International Fertilizer Association

The International Fertilizer Association (IFA) has recently published a new blog post entitled ‘Three things to know about world phosphate rock resources and reserves’. Written by the IFA’s Deputy Director General, Patrick Heffer and Matthew Lisley, Manager, Consulting Services at Argus Media, summarize the main messages of the latest assessment of world phosphate rock resources and reserves.

It argues that Global phosphate rock resources are assessed at over 300 billion tonnes, and that technically recoverable phosphate is projected to last more than three centuries.