As we bid farewell to another dynamic and challenging year, IFDC reflects on the remarkable journey our team has taken together to advance global fertilizer and soil health research and development. The past 12 months have been marked by unwavering dedication, a collaborative spirit, and a shared commitment to fostering sustainable solutions to our planet’s most pressing challenges.

In 2023, IFDC witnessed a profound display of solidarity from you and our global network of researchers, development professionals, and stakeholders. Your tireless efforts have not only renewed our commitment to the central cause of fertilizer and soil health, but also propelled us toward innovative and impactful initiatives.

In the spirit of unity and shared purpose, we express our heartfelt gratitude to you, all our partners, and every member of the IFDC family for their contributions, passion, and resilience. The progress we have made together in 2023 sets the stage for an even more impactful journey in the year ahead.

May the seeds we have sown blossom into a world where sustainable practices thrive, supporting the earth beneath our feet and the global community as a whole.

On behalf of all my colleagues in IFDC, I wish you happy holidays and a healthy and prosperous 2024, the year in which we will celebrate our 50th anniversary.

Congratulations to you, your team, our partners, and donors for making Earth a better place.

Henk van Duijn
IFDC President and CEO

Reflecting on a year of growth and achievement, I am delighted to present impactful events showcasing the outstanding advancements IFDC has made to global food security and sustainable agriculture in 2023.

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