IFDC Programs Designed to Improve Crop Yields

“IFDC is researching and mitigating greenhouse gas emissions that result from lowland rice farming in Bangladesh.

Through a new component of the USAID-funded Accelerating Agriculture Productivity Improvement (AAPI), the project will quantify the environmental benefits of fertilizer deep placement (FDP) technology and build Bangladesh’s national capacity to incorporate climate change activities into development programs…

…IFDC, with funding from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), also launched its ICT platform called mFarms in support of bringing business solutions into agriculture.

mFarms is a web and cell-phone based platform (www.mfarms.org), which provides affordable tools for building linkages, improving communications and operational efficiencies among actors along the agricultural value chain…”

Read the full article from Farm Chemicals International.

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