Month: July 2015

2014 2SCALE Project Highlights.

The 2SCALE project builds partnerships for agribusiness. It connects small-scale farmers and entrepreneurs to one another and to other partners, creating networks that provide market opportunities, technologies, training, business support, credit, insurance… all the elements needed for profitable, sustainable business. Halfway through the five-year project, the impacts are clearly visible. Download the 2014 2SCALE Project Highlights

Staff Highlight – Ishrat Jahan

Ishrat Jahan, IFDC resident representative in Bangladesh, has more than 30 years of experience in agricultural development. During her 22-year career with IFDC, she has successfully designed and implemented interventions that sustainably improve crop yields at the smallholder farmer level.

Staff Highlight – John Wendt

Senior Soil Fertility Expert (Right in photo below) “I am passionate about delivering balanced fertilizer solutions to smallholder farmers in Africa. Those not only result in better returns on fertilizer investments, but greater fertilizer use efficiencies and less nutrient loss to the environment as well.” John Wendt is the senior soil fertility expert for IFDC’s East and Southern Africa Division…

IFDC Featured on The Visionaries

The Visionaries, a U.S. public television series, profiled IFDC for its 20th season. Hosted by actor Sam Waterston, the series features organizations working to establish positive social change throughout the world. The Visionaries episode on IFDC demonstrates agriculture’s critical role in boosting global economic growth. From Muscle Shoals, Alabama, to sub-Saharan Africa, the show features IFDC’s work linking farmers to agricultural technologies, training and markets.

 

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