Selected IFDC Publications Offered for Download at No Charge

In order to make research and technical information more widely available, downloads of selected IFDC publications are now offered at no charge. CDs and physical copies of publications will still carry a fee.

All publications in IFDC’s Paper Series that are available online will be offered for download at no cost; free downloads of all publications in the IFDC Lecture Series are already available. Selected publications from IFDC Reference Manuals, Special Publications and Technical Bulletins will also be offered.

The following is a complete list of publications available for free download.

Travis P. Hignett Memorial Lecture Series (all)

  • LS-1: Sustainable Agriculture and Sustainable Development: At the Crossroads (1995)
  • LS-2: Long-Range Perspectives on Inorganic Fertilizers in Global Agriculture (1999)
  • LS-3: Feeding a World of 10 Billion People: The TVA/IFDC Legacy (2003)
  • LS-4: Feeding a Hungry World: The Triumph of Synthetic Fertilizers (2010)

Paper Series (all)

  • P-22: Improving Agricultural Input Supply Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Literature (2002)
  • P-23: Agricultural Input Markets in Nigeria: An Assessment and a Strategy for Development (2001)
  • P-24: An Action Plan for Developing Agricultural Input Markets in Ghana (2003)
  • P-25: An Action Plan for Developing Sustainable Agricultural Input Supply Systems in Malawi (2002)
  • PCD-27: An Assessment of Fertilizer Prices in Kenya and Uganda: Domestic Prices vis-à-vis International Market Prices (2003)
  • P-28: An Action Plan for Developing Agricultural Input Markets in Uganda (2003)
  • P-29: Input Subsidies and Agricultural Development (2003)
  • P-30: The Rebuilding of Afghanistan’s Agriculture (2003)
  • P-32: The Comparative Advantage of Agricultural Production in Southern Kyrgyzstan (2003)
  • P-33: Input Subsidies and Agricultural Development (Russian) (2005)
  • P-34: Restoring Kosovo’s Agriculture Sector After Conflict – IFDC’s Involvement (2006)
  • P-35: An Action Plan for Developing Agricultural Input Markets in Tanzania (2005)
  • P-36: An Action Plan for Developing Agricultural Input Markets in Zambia (2005)
  • P-37: Subvention des intrants et développement de l’agriculture (French) (2006)
  • P-38: The Social Performance of an Innovative Method of Rice Fertilization in Southern Asia (2007)
  • P-39: The Division of Labor and Agricultural Innovation in Bangladesh: Dimensions of Gender (2010)
  • PCD-39: An Action Plan for Developing Agricultural Input Markets in Rwanda (2009)

Reference Manuals

  • R-13: Decision Support Tools for Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (English) (2003)
  • R-14: Decision Support Tools for Smallholder Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa (French) (2004)
  • R-15: Fertilizer Dealer Handbook (2005)

Special Publications

  • SP-36: Current Environmental Issues of Fertilizer Production (2002)
  • SP-38: Agricultural Inputs Policies and Nigerian Development (2004)
  • SP-39: Africa Fertilizer Summit Proceedings (2007)
  • SP-40: Policy Workshop on Strengthening Regional Trade in Agricultural Inputs in Africa: Issues and Options and Private Sector Roundtable Meeting on Expanding Fertilizer Markets in Africa: Issues and Options (2010)

Technical Publications

  • T-42: Global Fertilizer Perspective, 1980-2000 (1995)
  • T-43: The Basics of Zinc in Crop Production (1996)
  • T-44: Compaction of Phosphate Rocks with Soluble Phosphates (1996)
  • T-45: The Quality of Fertilizers in West Africa (1995)
  • T-46: Towards Developing a Competitive Fertilizer Marketing and Distribution Network in Ukraine (1997)
  • T-47: An Analysis of the Potential Demand for Phosphate Fertilizers: Sources of Change and Projections to 2025 (1995)
  • T-48: Estimating Rates of Nutrient Depletion in Soils of Agricultural Lands of Africa (1999)
  • T-49: An Evaluation of Strategies to Use Indigenous and Imported Sources of Phosphorus to Improve Soil Fertility and Land Productivity in Mali (1999)
  • T-63: A Strategic Framework for African Agricultural Input Supply System Development (French) (2000)
  • T-63: A Strategic Framework for African Agricultural Input Supply System Development (English) (2000)
  • T-64: Implications of Uruguay Round Agreements for Agriculture and Agribusiness Development in Bangladesh (2001)
  • T-65: Empowering Farmers for Effective Participation in Decision-Making (English) (2002)
  • T-66: Empowering Farmers for Effective Participation in Decision-Making (French) (2002)
  • T-72: Agricultural Production and Soil Nutrient Mining in Africa: Implications for Resource Conservation and Policy Development (2006)
  • T-73: Agro-ecological Principles of Integrated Soil Fertility Management – Sub-Saharan Africa (2006
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