Month: March 2018

IFDC Representatives Meet Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo hosted a New Year’s Greetings at the presidential palace, The Flagstaff House. The event was attended by top dignitaries like the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Mahamadu Bawumia, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, and the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Pavelyn…

New Publication: Myanmar Soil Fertility and Fertilizer Management Conference Proceedings

  Proceedings of the Myanmar Soil Fertility and Fertilizer Management Conference are now available. The conference was held October 18-19, 2017, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Agricultural experts discussed how to increase the nation’s agricultural productivity and keep its soils healthy. Researchers presented 28 papers covering soil fertility and crop nutrient management, environmental impacts of fertilizer, fertilizer quality, fertilizer recommendations,…

Ten years of USAID Support to the West and Central African Cotton Sector: Stakeholders Take Stock in Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – In collaboration with the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) Commission, the International Center for Fertilizer Development (IFDC) and the United States Agency for International Development West Africa Regional Office (USAID / West Africa), are organizing, on March 20 and 21, 2018 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, a learning event on cotton projects, implemented by IFDC with…

Woman Vegetable Grower Becomes Vegetable Entrepreneur

Monira, 32, is one of the AVPI beneficiaries in Bangladesh. She was a grade 10 student when she married Abu Hanif Mondal, who is a farmer. She and her husband have cultivated and sold seasonal crops, including vegetables, on about 5 acres of their own family land over the last 14 years. They have one son and one daughter, who…

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