Month: April 2018

New IFDC Logo Announcement

Since its inception, IFDC has grown and established itself as an independent expert in soil fertility with proven ability to move research from the lab to the field. The organization has learned at every opportunity, adapted to meet new challenges, and constantly evolved to become what we are today. After 44 years of growth, it’s time our logo caught up.…

When You Know Your Market, You Do Better Business

SOW Souleymane sells agricultural inputs in Ouangolo, in the northeast region of Côte d’Ivoire. Since June 2016, he has been a member of an Agribusiness Cluster (ABC) supported by 2SCALE in the framework of a vegetable Public Private Partnership. This cluster connects small producers, vegetable traders, input suppliers, microfinance institutions and business support offices located in the Korhogo region. In…

Making agriculture profitable and “cool” for youth in Africa

How can we lift millions of young people out of poverty and mitigate migration to Europe? There is no simple answer, but clearly, we must first “make agriculture profitable and cool for young people in Africa,” according to Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (ADB) and winner of the World Food Prize. At SARA 2017, we met a…

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