Month: September 2015

A Message Upon My Retirement

Today completes my tenure as president and CEO of the International Fertilizer Development Center. It has been a great privilege to lead this extraordinary team of people around the world. When I first came to IFDC as a chemical engineer in 1978, I was inspired by the institution’s ability to harness fertilizer research to make a difference in people’s lives.…

Thank You to Dr. Roy

Today completes Dr. Amit Roy’s tenure at IFDC as president and CEO. Watch this short video of IFDC staff thanking Dr. Roy for his service to the organization.

IFDC 2015 Staff Awards

Heather Gasaway, Dr. Deborah T. Hellums and Oscar Nduwimana receive Awards at IFDC’s Board of Directors Dinner.

Board meeting will help shape IFDC’s future focus

The International Fertilizer Development Center board of directors is meeting to help shape the organization’s focus for the coming year and beyond. Read full article.

2SCALE Farmer Featured in Farming First Story Collection

Later this week, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be adopted at a special summit convened by the United Nations. On the heels of the Millennium Development Goals, the 17 SDGs will shape global development for the next 15 years. When considering policy-shaping ideas such as the SDGs, it’s always important to “listen to the farmer,” as IFDC President and…

Reducing Poverty in Nigeria

Chemonics is the lead implementing partner for MARKETS II. Check out this new infographic on the project which was designed by Chemonics.

Pinto Mofate Succeeds with Best Agricultural Practices

A sneak peak at our upcoming Magazine.

2SCALE Partner Receives Award

Simon Groot, founder of East-West Seed, has received the Mansholt Business Award for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Moving from volume to value

Roy delivered the Francis New Memorial Lecture during the IFS Technical Conference on June 23 in London. His topic was ‘Global Fertiliser Industry: Transitioning from Volume to Value.

On Location at Isbell Farms

#AgTech2015, IFDC’s international training study tour, visited Isbell Farms in Muscles Shoals.

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