Category: From the Corner Office

IFDC President and CEO Albin Hubscher

Research for Resilience: soil and plant nutrition that works for farmers

“With the global population rapidly increasing, we must double or triple our food production in the next couple of decades to avert a worldwide food crisis. And we must do so in the face of extreme weather events, continued deforestation, rapid desertification, and widespread pollution. Addressing this monumental challenge will require determined technological innovation and new research on old, “tried-and-true”…

Coming Together in Cote d’Ivoire

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) sponsored a forum this week bringing together most of the major players in agriculture on the continent. The forum is an important meeting each year because everyone in attendance recommits themselves as individuals and the organizations they represent to supporting Africa’s most important industry. I expressed that whether in formal presentations by…

Greater Benefits in Benin

ACMA Benin, funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is improving agricultural performance in the country. By working with local governments in the rural parts of Benin, the project seeks to ensure food security, while contributing to its economic and social well-being. I recently traveled to Benin to see firsthand the impact this project is having on…

Collaborating to End Poverty and Hunger

This is the first “issue” of From the Corner Office, a regularly updated series of thoughts from IFDC’s president and CEO, Dr. J. Scott Angle. Check back regularly for trip updates and other news from Dr. Angle. Lots of Interest at the IFA Meeting in Working with IFDC Located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, where 70% of all the fertilizers sold…

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