Month: October 2014

IFDC Mission Remains Vital

IFDC honored the Shoals’ role in global food security during a program commemorating the organization’s 40th anniversary. IFDC employs about 100 people in North Alabama and 900 worldwide. Media Coverage: IFDC Mission Remains Vital International Fertilizer Development Center celebrates 40th anniversary

IFDC partners with ARM Mavuno to Transform Rice Farming in Kenya

IFDC has partnered with ARM Mavuno to introduce fertilizer deep placement technology that will boost rice production in Kenya and raise incomes and food security for at least 10,000 farmers. Read full article

Farmers laud AVCMP for increased yield

Farmers in Ghana are thanking IFDC’s AVCMP project for boosting their yields. Read full article

54 Best Farmers to be Awarded Through Yield Competition

IFDC, in partnership with Rwanda Agriculture Board (Rab), organized a  yield competition in 13 districts across Rwanda. The winners will receive cash prizes and certificates on October 21, in Nyaruguru District. Read full article

40th Anniversary: Dr. Amit Roy

Dr. Amit Roy, IFDC president and CEO, discusses the importance of holistic solutions and partnerships during IFDC’s 40th anniversary commemoration event, “Nutrients’ Role in Food Security.”

40th Anniversary: Dr. Amit Roy

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40th Anniversary Keynote Dialogue: Raj Shah, USAID Administrator

Administrator Raj Shah holds a dialogue with participants during IFDC’s 40th anniversary commemoration event, “Nutrients’ Role in Food Security.”

40th Anniversary Keynote: Rudolph Bekink, Dutch Ambassador to the United States

Rudolph Bekink, Dutch Ambassador to the United States, on IFDC’s decades-long partnership with the Netherlands government, during IFDC’s 40th anniversary commemoration event, “Nutrients’ Role in Food Security.”

Supporting Members to End Famine and Hunger

IFDC’s CATALIST-2 project and COPRORIZIS, a rice growing cooperative in the Gatsibo district of Rwanda, are working to help farmers end famine and hunger. Read full article

7 Numbers You Should Know About Global Fertility

IFDC’s president and CEO, Dr. Amit Roy, speaks to Successful Farming Magazine about global fertility. Read full article.

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