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International arid food scheme sets sights on Karratha

Posted on: Wednesday, 30 November 2016 at 10:45:48 AM

The Pilbara News revealed in September Norwegian-based Sahara Forest Project and Yara Pilbara had interest in assessing the viability of intensive agriculture in the City of Karratha.

At the New Pilbara Economic Conference in Perth today SFP vice president Kjetil Stake will confirm the company will undertake a feasibility study starting this week having signed a cooperation agreement with State and Local Government, and Yara.

The feasibility study would focus on infrastructure requirements, environmental and social impacts and economic viability of a new environmental solution using saltwater, sunlight, and carbon dioxide to produce food, freshwater and clean energy.

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